15 Years Of Google’s Earth Day Doodles

We've come a long way since 2001
One of the more abstract doodle, Google looks up into the tree canopy in 2010.
One of the more abstract doodles, Google looks up into the tree canopy in 2010. Google
Google's first Earth Day doodle was in 2001, featured two views of the Earth.
The second doodle was a bit more reserved, with only one "O" replaced by the Earth.
Aliens, potentially Google employees, observe Earth from space.
Returning to Earth, a very happy fish jumps from a pond.
A simple nature scene with a purple bird.
A simple nature scene with a purple bird. Might be one of these! Google
Google promotes solar energy in 2006's doodle.
A chilly reminder of why solar energy is so important.
2008 google doodle
2009 reef doodle
The 2011 doodle was the first animated Earth Day doodle.
Google did changed from the traditional doodle, and instead made a time-lapse of flowers growing in the shape of the company logo.
Another animated doodle that cycles through day and night.
The tiny critters of land, air, and sea made an appearance in 2014's Earth Day doodle.
Google returns to form, replacing an "O" with a spinning globe.
2016 google doodle
"Forest and Red Fox"
"Aquatic/Ocean, Coral Reef and Octopus"
Desert and Tortoise
Grasslands and Elephant