This photograph was taken at Earth Hour, celebrated in Bangladesh in front of GP House, Bashandhara, Dhaka. At that time the lights of GP House were turned off and a number of people were celebrating the hour by lightening candles and fire spinning on the street.
© Murat Selam / WWF Nepal
The nations of Bhutan, Nepal, India and Bangladesh have signed a regional climate change adaptation declaration that will see wide-ranging collaboration on energy, water, food and biodiversity issues. The deal could lead the way to similar climate adaptation plans being implemented for other threatened ecosystems.
"…our economy is only as healthy as the ecosystem services and natural resources that sustain our life on earth…” Bhutan’s Prime Minister, Lyonchhoen Jigmi Y. Thinley.