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This Is What The World Would Look Like Without Lights

During "Earth Hour" on Saturday, lights went out across the world as people showed support for renewable energy.

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Across the globe on March 29, people in thousands of cities observed "Earth Hour" by turning off their lights between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. local time to raise awareness of energy use and conservation.

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In Buenos Aires, people gathered around the Galileo Galilei planetarium, candles in tow.

An estimated 7,000 cities and towns from New Zealand to New York took part in the event, ABC News reported.

Stunning photographs emerged of landmarks worldwide before and during the Earth Hour.

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