27 Mar '12, 5am

Really inspiring story from #Libya we thought you might be interested in checking out @WyreDavies

Despite a recent bloody coup that ousted dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi from power, and amid continued political unrest in the lead-up to elections in mid 2012, a good news story is emerging from war-torn Libya. Two teenagers are teaming up to organise the troubled country’s Earth Hour celebrations for March 31 this year. In mid-March, nineteen-year-old Mohammad Nattah contacted Earth Hour Global about coordinating Earth Hour in his nation’s capitol, Tripoli. At the same time another Libyan teenager, Muhammad Bugashata created the Earth Hour Libya Facebook group , with around 100 Likes. Neither was aware of each other’s efforts until Earth Hour put them in contact with one another: “Today I met Muhammad Nattah and what a great meeting it was,” Bugashata said. “We’ve formed a team, and I'm glad to tell you Libya is ready for Earth Hour 2012." The duo are planning Libya’s first...

Full article: http://earthhour.org/blog/hope-springs-eternal-libya

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