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Earth Day Observed Around the World

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Earth Day is observed around the world with tree plantings, exhibits, cleanups and protests.
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Members of an ecologist group known as ''Comando Borraja'' (Borage Commando) plant some vegetables and flowers in a street of Tudela village, northern Spain, in commemoration of Earth Day, April 22, 2017.
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Members of an ecologist group known as ''Comando Borraja'' (Borage Commando) plant some vegetables and flowers in a street of Tudela village, northern Spain, in commemoration of Earth Day, April 22, 2017.

An Indonesian student plants a mangrove at Ujong Pancu beach in Aceh Besar, Aceh province, during an Earth Day event, April 22, 2017.
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An Indonesian student plants a mangrove at Ujong Pancu beach in Aceh Besar, Aceh province, during an Earth Day event, April 22, 2017.

A Nepalese activist stands wrapped in a plastic sheet with a rope tied around her neck in Kathmandu as a mark of protest against air pollution on Earth Day, April 22, 2017.
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A Nepalese activist stands wrapped in a plastic sheet with a rope tied around her neck in Kathmandu as a mark of protest against air pollution on Earth Day, April 22, 2017.

Indian schoolgirls paint a tree trunk at a park to mark Earth Day in Kolkata, April 22, 2017.
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Indian schoolgirls paint a tree trunk at a park to mark Earth Day in Kolkata, April 22, 2017.

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