Earth Day 2014 logo—Google doodle celebrates the 44th Earth Day with doodles of Rufous hummingbird, veiled chameleon, moon jellyfish, dung beetle, puffer fish and macaques.
Earth Day a global environmental event began in 1970, when 20 million people across the United States—that’s one in ten—rallied for increased protection of the environment.
Organised by the Earth Day Network, which aims to “inform and energize populations so they will act to secure a healthy future for themselves and their children”.
In 1969 at a UNESCO Conference in San Francisco, peace activist John McConnell proposed a day to honor the Earth and the concept of peace, to first be celebrated on March 21, 1970, the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere.
In 2013 Google doodle Earth Day logo featured with an interactive doodle that captures a slice of nature’s subtle wonders.