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Google Doodle Celebrates Earth Day

Search engine goes green for Ma Nature
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 22, 2010 4:51 AM CDT
Google Doodle Celebrates Earth Day
Environmentalists wear colorful headdresses as they march to mark Earth Day in Quezon City north of Manila, Philippines.   (AP Photo/Pat Roque)

(Newser) – The Google doodlers are at it again, this time with a vividly green Avatar-like image of a magical woodland to celebrate Earth Day. Clicking on the image on the Google search page calls up everything connected to Earth Day. The doodle marking the green day, founded in 1970 by a Wisconsin senator to "inspire awareness and appreciation" for the environment, is one of a series of colorful Google squiggles that have also honored the Burning Man Festival, Google's own anniversary and the birthdays of Orson Wells, Andy Warhol, and Leonardo da Vinci.
(Read more Earth Day stories.)

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