List of Miss Earth titleholders

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Miss Earth is an annual beauty pageant that is organized by Manila-based Carousel Productions, through the Miss Earth Foundation. The non-stock, non-profit organization aims to increase the level of awareness on current environmental issues and what actions can be done through power of broadcasting and other media campaigns locally, nationally and globally.[1] It is the only major global beauty pageant that promotes care and preservation for the planets environment and ecology.[2]

The annual event, which started in 2001, has attracted delegates from at least 80 countries and territories since 2005. Competing delegates should be at least 18 years of age, and not exceed 26.[3] Like the Miss Universe, delegates compete in three rounds of competition: swimsuit, evening gown and question and answer. The last round focuses on topics of environmental concerns. The proclaimed winner is awarded the title of Miss Earth, and becomes the spokesperson and ambassador of the foundation, as well as the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and other organizations, in promoting green causes worldwide.[4]

To date, the Miss Earth beauty pageant has been held ten times, taking place during the last quarter of the year. There was one case of dethronement, when 2002 Miss Earth Džejla Glavović was replaced by first runner-up Winfred Adah Omwakwe.[5] As part of the pageant's rules, in the case that the titleholder can no longer fulfill her duties and obligations as Miss Earth, the first runner-up, awarded the title of Miss Air, shall take over the title.[6]

Miss Earth titleholders[edit]

Year Titleholder[7][8] Age[A] Finals Venue[9] Location[9] Pageant
Date[9]
Number of
Delegates[10]
2001 Denmark Denmark Catharina Svensson 21[11] University of the Philippines Theater Quezon City, Philippines Oct. 28 42
2002 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and
Herzegovina
Džejla Glavović
(Dethroned)[5]
19[12] Folk Arts Theater Pasay City, Philippines Oct. 29 53
Kenya Kenya Winfred Omwakwe
(Assumed)
20[12]
2003 Honduras Honduras Dania Prince 23[13] University of the Philippines Theater Quezon City, Philippines Nov. 9 57
2004 Brazil Brazil Priscilla Meirelles 21[14] University of the Philippines Theater Quezon City, Philippines Oct. 24 61
2005 Venezuela Venezuela Alexandra Braun 22[15] University of the Philippines Theater Quezon City, Philippines Oct. 23 80
2006[B] Chile Chile Hil Hernández 22[16] Museum of the Filipino People Manila, Philippines Nov. 26 82
2007 Canada Canada Jessica Trisko 22[17] University of the Philippines Theater Quezon City, Philippines Nov. 11 88
2008 Philippines Philippines Karla Henry 22[18] Clark Expo Amphitheater Angeles City, Philippines Nov. 9 85
2009 Brazil Brazil Larissa Ramos 20 Boracay Convention Center Boracay, Philippines Nov. 22 80
2010 India India Nicole Faria 20 Vinpearl Amphitheater Nha Trang, Vietnam Dec. 4 84
2011 Ecuador Ecuador Olga Alava 23 University of the Philippines Theater Quezon City, Philippines Dec. 3 84
2012  Czech Republic Tereza Fajksová 23 Versailles Palace Muntinlupa City, Philippines Nov. 24 80
2013  Venezuela Alyz Henrich 22 Versailles Palace Muntinlupa City, Philippines Dec. 7 88
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The Runners-up/Elemental Titleholders[edit]

Year Miss Air (2nd) Miss Water (3rd) Miss Fire (4th)
2001
 Brazil
Simone Régis
 Kazakhstan
Margarita Kravtsova
 Argentina
Daniela Stucan
2002
 Yugoslavia
Sladjana Bozovic (advanced from 3rd place)
 Greece
Juliana Patricia Drossou (advanced from 4th place)
 Finland
Elina Hurve(advanced from top 10; 5th overall)
2003
 Brazil
Priscila Zandona
 Costa Rica
Marianela Zeledon
 Poland
Marta Matyjasik
2004
 Martinique
Murielle Celimene
 Tahiti
Stephanie Lesage
 Paraguay
Yanina Gonzalez
2005
 Dominican Republic
Amell Santana
 Poland
Katarzyna Borowicz
 Serbia and Montenegro
Jovana Marjanovic
2006
 India
Amruta Patki
 Philippines
Catherine Untalan
 Venezuela
Marianne Puglia
2007
 India
Pooja Chitgopekar
 Venezuela
Silvana Santaella
 Spain
Angela Gomez
2008
 Tanzania
Miriam Odemba
 Mexico
Abigail Elizalde
 Brazil
Tatiane Alves
2009
 Philippines
Sandra Seifert
 Venezuela
Jessica Barboza
 Spain
Alejandra Echevarria
2010
 Ecuador
Jennifer Pazmiño (resigned)
 Russia
Viktoria Shchukina(assumed)
 Thailand
Watsaporn Wattanakoon
 Puerto Rico
Yeidy Bosques
2011
 Brazil
Drielly Bennettone
 Philippines
Athena Imperial
 Venezuela
Caroline Medina
2012
 Philippines
Stephany Stefanowitz
 Venezuela
Osmariel Villalobos
 Brazil
Camila Brant
2013
 Austria
Katia Wagner
 Thailand
Punika Kulsoontornrut
 Korea
Catharina Choi
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Titles by region[edit]

Map of Miss Earth-winning countries as of 2013.

There is a marked representation from the Western Hemisphere among the titleholders.

Region Titles Country
Americas
7
Brazil(2), Venezuela(2), Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Honduras
Asia
2
India, Philippines
Europe
3
Denmark, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic
Africa
1
Kenya[5] No African has won this contest outright, Kenya assumed title by default, as the winner was dethroned.
Oceania
-

Notes[edit]

^ A. Titleholder's age at the time of her crowning.

^ B. Originally scheduled to be held in Santiago, Chile but was moved to the Philippines.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miss Earth Foundation: About Us". Miss Earth Foundation. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  2. ^ "Miss Earth Pageant — Beauty For A Cause (So They Say)". Greenthinkers. Retrieved 2009-09-23. 
  3. ^ "Become Miss Earth". Miss Earth. Retrieved 2009-09-03. [dead link]
  4. ^ "About Miss Earth". Miss Earth. Retrieved 2009-09-03. [dead link]
  5. ^ a b c Lo, Ricardo (2003-05-29). "Miss Earth dethroned!". Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  6. ^ Goyal, Abha (2007-07-01). "Miss Earth Pageant System". Grandslam Pageants. Archived from the original on 2007-12-24. Retrieved 2008-01-07. 
  7. ^ Palmero, Paul (2007-00-00). "Miss Earth Former Titleholders". Pageant Almanac. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  8. ^ West, Donald (2007-00-00). "Miss Earth". Pageantopolis. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  9. ^ a b c Palmero, Paul (2007-00-00). "Miss Earth Locations & Dates". Pageant Almanac. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  10. ^ "Miss Earth coverage". Pageantopolis. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  11. ^ T., Kyle (2001-10-28). "CATHARINA: The Danish Who Conquered The Earth". Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  12. ^ a b "Pageant News Bureau News archive: October — December 2002". pageant.com. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  13. ^ TTO online news
  14. ^ "2008 Miss Earth Press Release Archive". Miss Earth. Retrieved 2009-09-03. [dead link]
  15. ^ Bago, Vanessa. "Miss Venezuela Is Miss Earth 2005". Miss Florida USA Ezine. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  16. ^ "Miss Earth 2006 Chile's Hil Yesenia Hernandez Escobar". PinOy SPY!. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  17. ^ "Miss Canada Jessica Trisko — Miss Earth 2007". The Insider. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  18. ^ "Miss Earth 2008 - Coronation Night Video". Pinoy Front Page. 2008-11-09. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 

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