Google Doodle celebrates Earth Day with a tribute to aerial photography

Google has created a special doodle to mark the annual Earth Day. “The Earth Day doodle features aerial views of the planet’s natural beauty and biodiversity and reminds us of the importance of protecting it for future generations,” the company said.

The Google logo highlights global efforts to preserve the Earth’s natural beauty, biodiversity, and resources in diverse communities around the world. These serve as a reminder that tackling the climate crisis and biodiversity loss requires further action.

What the Earth Day Doodle stands for G: Turks and Caicos Islands. The islands are home to important areas of biodiversity with conservation efforts aimed at addressing ongoing environmental challenges.

O: Scorpion Reef National Park, Mexico. Also known as Arrecife de Alacranes, this reef is the largest reef in the southern Gulf of Mexico and a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

O: Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland. Established as a national park in 2008 after decades of advocacy, this UNESCO World Heritage Site protects the ecosystem in and around Europe’s largest glacier.

G: Jaú National Park, Brazil. Also known as Parque Nacional do Jaú, this is one of the largest forest reserves in South America and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

L: Great Green Wall, Nigeria. This African Union-led initiative, started in 2007, is restoring desertification-affected land across the breadth of Africa, planting trees and other vegetation while implementing sustainable land management practices.

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E: Pilbara Islands Nature Reserves, Australia. Located at one of the Pilbara Island Nature Reserves, one of twenty nature reserves in Australia that help protect fragile ecosystems.

More and more people worldwide are turning to Google to search for sustainable living practices. As Earth Day is celebrated by more than a billion people worldwide today, it serves as a reminder to consistently adopt sustainable habits and continue ongoing efforts to conserve resources such as water and electricity.