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Dubai Aquarium Participates in Earth Hour

Dubai, UAE (April 9, 2012) /Zawya/ — Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and KidZania®, managed by Emaar Retail LLC, participated in Earth Hour 2012 on March 31 from 8:30pm to 9:30pm, to raise awareness on the need to take concrete action to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo switched off all non-essential lights, displayed a waving underwater banner held by the divers stating “Together we can make a difference for the hour and beyond”. The lights of the main tank were dimmed, highlighting the message of Earth Hour.

KidZania® mascots, Urbano and Vita, participated in the DEWA Earth Hour walk at Burj Plaza, in addition to other activities dedicated to encouraging environmental action.

The DEWA establishment at KidZania®, the unique children’s edu-tainment centre located at The Dubai Mall, turned off the lights during Earth Hour and welcomed KidZania mascot Bache, while Zupervisors explained to the children the significance of the event.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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