Google marks Earth Day 2015 with special doodle, interactive quiz

Online search engine giant Google commemorated Earth Day with an animated doodle, which linked to a specially created quiz on the day. The quiz titled, "Which animal are you?" discerns your personality based on the options selected with the result being the animal matching the quiz taker's nature. 

Click here to take Google's special Earth Day quiz: Which animal are you?

A day to honor the Earth and the concept of peace was first celebrated on March 21, 1970 after peace activist John McConnell proposed it at a UNESCO Conference in San Francisco.

Google Doodle on Earth Day 2015
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United States Senator Gaylord Nelson found a separate Earth Day a month later the same year on April 22, which has since been held annually in more than 192 countries worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

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Earth Day this year will be marked with innovative campaigns and contests promoting recycling, upcycling, renewables and waste management, and as many as 45 cities in India are gearing up for it. The National Council of Science Museums centre in eastern India will include a competition for students to develop gadgets that run on renewable energies.

Also see: Google's special doodle on Earth Day last year

Furthermore, NASA is inviting people across the globe to share pictures and videos of their favourite places on Earth using social media - and tag them #NoPlaceLikeHome. (Read more: A must-see 'global selfie')

This year also marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day


Hollywood star Edward Norton launched Earth Day contest in 2012
"Fight Club" star Edward Norton has launched a new Earth Day contest that offered USD 50,000 to charities. (Read more)

  • Kathy23-Apr-2015

    I really really don't like the Google page. The eco-terrorists are destroying our country and our world! Stop the madness!

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