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Top 5 Earth Day Videos

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Today is Earth day! More than 1 billion people in 192 countries are participating in Earth Day festivities, which means there must be some good videos out there on the Internet commemorating this occasion, right? Right. So here are the five of our favorites videos  — in no particular order — celebrating the Earth and the day designated for it:

1. Where did Earth Day come from? Get some info about Earth Day.

2. Technology is incredible, and so is the earth as seen from just outside the atmosphere.

3. Time lapses are awesome — especially when they're done well and observe some of the most beautiful natural locations. Check out a few more beautiful time lapses here.

4. Here's a music video from Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit on the damage of climate change:

5. The first full-length documentary film ever made about legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold, Green Fire highlights Leopold's extraordinary career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement.

Brandon Hook is the Online Assistant at Sojourners.

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