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Taking place on 07/07/07, the series is comprised of festivals spread across seven continents that will bring together more than 100 music artists and 2 billion people in hopes of triggering a global movement to solve the climate crisis. Events will take place at Giants Stadium in New York, USA; Wembley Stadium in London, UK; Aussie Stadium in Sydney, Australia; Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Maropeng at the Cradle of Humankind in Johannesburg, South Africa; Makuhari Messe in Tokyo, Japan; the Steps of the Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai, China; and HSH Nordbank Arena in Hamburg, Germany, and will be broadcast live by MSN.
Leading up to the series people anywhere in the world can bid on festival tickets, travel packages, and other special pre-event items at the eBay Live Earth auction. For post-event items like signed memorabilia from the concerts, check back to the eBay auction site after Thursday, July 12. Funds from the eBay auctions will go to benefit The Alliance for Climate Protection, so don't be shy about shelling out some cash!
And before you hop online and make plans to fly to some far-flung location, be sure to calculate your personal carbon footprint and find out how to cut down on your climate-changing habits. SEE ALSO: www.liveearth.org
Eric J Herboth
Eric J. Herboth is the founder, publisher and Managing Editor of LAS magazine. He is a magazine editor, freelance writer, bike mechanic, commercial pilot, graphic designer, International Scout enthusiast and giver of the benefit of the doubt. He currently lives in rural central Germany with his two best friends, dog Awahni and cat Scout.
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