Miss Earth 2009
|Miss Earth 2009|
|Date||November 22, 2009|
|Presenters||Marc Nelson, Borgy Manotoc and Sarah Meier|
|Venue||Boracay Ecovillage Resort and Convention Center, Boracay|
|Broadcaster||ABS-CBN, Studio 23 and The Filipino Channel|
|Withdraws||Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Congo Democratic Republic, Ethiopia, Finland, Germany, Liberia, Lithuania, Nicaragua, Republic of Congo, Romania, Rwanda, Suriname, Vietnam, Uganda|
|Returns||Denmark, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Kenya, Nepal, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Samoa, Ukraine|
|Best National Costume||Evelyne Almasi
Miss Earth 2009, the ninth edition of Miss Earth beauty pageant, was held at the Boracay Ecovillage Resort and Convention Center, in the Island of Boracay, Malay, Aklan, Philippines,on November 22, 2009.
The pageant had 80 delegates from various countries and territories that vied for the Miss Earth crown. The pageant's top 16 semifinalists competed on both swimsuit and evening gown competitions to determine the top eight semifinalists, the first time since 2003. In the last round of the contest, the question-and-answer portion, the eight remaining delegates were shown images which depicted destructions of Mother Nature and asked for their impressions. At the end of the competition, the outgoing titleholder, Miss Earth 2008, Karla Henry of the Philippines, crowned Larissa Ramos of Brazil as her successor.
- 1 Results
- 2 Winning answer
- 3 Historical significance
- 4 Judges
- 5 Delegates
- 6 Preliminary events
- 7 Schedule of events
- 8 Coronation venue
- 9 New crown
- 10 National pageant notes
- 11 References
- 12 External links
|Miss Earth 2009|
|Miss Earth - Air 2009|
|Miss Earth - Water 2009|
|Miss Earth - Fire 2009|
For the 9th edition of Miss Earth, no single final question was asked. Instead, images were flashed on screen and each of the eight finalists were tasked to tell something about it.
Statement of Miss Earth 2009: "I come from a country that has the largest rainforest in the world, and it is also known as the 'lungs of the world'. But we cannot just say that we are the 'lungs of the world' because my country produces a lot of air pollution as well." - Larissa Ramos, represented Brazil
- Brazil won its second Miss Earth crown since Priscilla Meirelles won in 2004.
- Venezuela and Spain both claimed Miss Water and Miss Fire titles since both countries did in 2007.
- Brazil and Philippines were also placed in top four in the previous year.
- Brazil, Colombia, Philippines, Spain, and Venezuela were also placed in top eight in the previous year.
- Brazil, Colombia, Philippines, Poland, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, and Venezuela were also placed in the previous year.
- Czech Republic missed its first ever cut, having been placed four consecutive times.
- Venezuela placed for the fifth consecutive time.
- Spain placed for the fourth consecutive time.
- Thailand placed for the third consecutive time.
- Philippines finished its highest (Miss Air) since Karla Henry won in 2008.
- Poland finished its highest (top 8) since it finished Miss Water in 2005.
- Paraguay finished its highest (top 16) since it finished Miss Fire in 2004.
- Martinique finished its highest (top 8) since it finished Miss Air in 2004.
- Northern Ireland, Singapore placed for the first time.
- Georgia, India, Martinique, South Africa last placed in 2007.
- France last placed in 2006.
- Paraguay last placed in 2005.
- Czech Republic won Miss Photogenic award for the first time. Since this year, the award has been voted by the public online.
- Philippines won both Best in Swimsuit and Best in Long Gown awards, the first time since Venezuela in 2007.
- Switzerland won Miss Friendship award for the first time.
- Tanzania won Best in National Costume award for the first time.
- South Sudan representative Aheu Deng is 6 feet 5 inches (195.5 cm) tall, the tallest documented beauty queen to take part in an international grandslam beauty pageant.
|1||Gina Watkins||Entertainment strategist, public speaker and producer in the United States of Diversity Impact, Beverly Hills|
|2||Joe Marie Agriam||President of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Iloilo and publisher of Iloilo's premier lifestyle magazine CREAM|
|3||Bùi Thúy Hạnh||Co-President of Elite Model Management Vietnam, representative of Vietnam in Miss Earth 2004|
|4||Erwin Genuino||Environmentalist, educator, and President of Trace College|
|5||Tyrena Holley||Consul for Commercial Affairs, United States Department of Commerce|
|6||Bobby Horrigan||American hotelier, general manager of Discovery Suites|
|7||Agnesa Vuthaj||National Director of Miss Kosovo, Albania's representative in Miss World 2004 and Miss Universe 2005|
|8||Noel Cariño||Chairman of Boracay Fairways & Bluewater|
|9||Priscilla Meirelles||Miss Earth 2004 and Miss Earth Brazil 2004|
|Albania||Suada Saliu||22||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)||Lezha||1|
|Argentina||Gisela Menossi||21||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||Río Cuarto||2|
|Australia||Melinda Heffernan||24||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Cremorne||1|
|Bahamas||Krystal Brown||23||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Nassau||1|
|Belgium||Isabel van Hoof||18||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)||Antwerpen||2|
|Brazil||Larissa Ramos||20||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Manaus||3|
|Canada||Lateesha Ector||24||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)||Pierrefonds[disambiguation needed]||2|
|China||Yan Xu||20||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Shandong||1|
|Chinese Taipei||Chen Yi-Wen||21||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Taipei||3|
|Colombia||Alejandra Castillo||22||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Bogotá||1|
|Costa Rica||Malena Orozco||21||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)||Cartago||2|
|Cuba||Jamillette Gaxiola ||20||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Havana||1|
|Czech Republic||Tereza Budková||19||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)||Sezimovo Ústí||1|
|Denmark||Patrica Tjornelund||22||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)||Copenhagen||1|
|Dominican Republic||Mariel Garcia||24||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||San Francisco de Macoris||1|
|Ecuador||Diana Delgado ||25||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Manta||2|
|El Salvador||Mayra Aldana||23||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||San Salvador||3|
|England||Kirsty Nichol||19||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Islington||2|
|France||Magalie Thierry||22||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Froideconche||3|
|Gabon||Marlyne Lea Ayenne ||22||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Libreville||1|
|Georgia||Nona Diakonidze||19||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Tbilisi||1|
|Ghana||Mariam Abdul Rauf||21||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Northern Region||2|
|Greece||Triantafyllia Sarantinou||21||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)||Athens||3|
|Guadeloupe||Marie-Ange Seymour||19||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Le Moule||2|
|Guam||Maria Luisa Santos||24||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)||Dededo||3|
|Guatemala||Hamy Tejeda||24||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)||Guatemala City||3|
|Honduras||Alejandra Mendoza||19||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||La Lima||3|
|Hong Kong||Wang Shan Shan ||20||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Xinjiang||1|
|Hungary||Korinna Kocsis||18||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Jákfa||1|
|India||Shriya Kishore||23||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)||Mumbai||2|
|Indonesia||Nadine Zamira Syarief||25||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)||Jakarta||1|
|Israel||Noy Michaelov||24||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Jerusalem||1|
|Italy||Luna Isabella Voce||21||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)||Milan||2|
|Jamaica||Jenaae Jackson||19||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Kingston||1|
|Japan||Takada Tomomi||22||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)||Tokyo||1|
|Kenya||Catherine Muturi||24||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Gatundu||2|
|Korea||Park Ye-ju||22||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Seoul||2|
|Kosovo||Elsa Marku||18||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Pristina||2|
|Latvia||Diana Kubasova||20||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Riga||1|
|Lebanon||Nicole Lichaa Khoury||18||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)||Beirut||3|
|Luxembourg||Theodora Bănică||21||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Luxembourg||2|
|Macau||Jia Pei ||20||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Macau||3|
|Malaysia||Madelyne M.Nandu||23||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Sabah||2|
|Malta||Alison Gallea Valletta||21||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)||Attard||3|
|Martinique||Pascale Nelide||18||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||Fort de France||1|
|Mexico||Natalia Quiñónez||23||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Zapopan||3|
|Nepal||Richa Thapa Magar||24||1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)||Kathmandu||3|
|Netherlands||Sabrina Anijs||21||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Den Haag||2|
|New Zealand||Catherine Irving||19||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)||Waverley[disambiguation needed]||2|
|Nigeria||Modesta Alozie||21||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Abia||3|
|Northern Ireland||Kayleigh O'Reilly||18||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Derry||3|
|Pakistan||Ayesha Gilani||26||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Lahore||1|
|Panama||Geraldine Higuera||20||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)||La Chorrera||2|
|Paraguay||Gabriela Rejala||20||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Ñemby||3|
|Peru||Leticia Rivera||21||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)||Cajamarca||3|
|Philippines||Sandra Seifert||25||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Bacolod||2|
|Poland||Izabela Wilczek||23||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)||Pabianice||1|
|Puerto Rico||Dignelis Jiménez||25||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)||Arecibo||3|
|Russia||Ksenia Podsevatkina||22||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Saratov||2|
|Samoa||Varuna Curry||21||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Apia||3|
|Scotland||Sarah Finlay||23||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Glasgow||3|
|Serbia||Dijana Milojkovic||22||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Cuprija||2|
|Singapore||Valerie Lim||24||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||Singapore||3|
|Slovak Republic||Lea Šindlerová||22||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Nitra||2|
|Slovenia||Maja Jamnik||18||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Ljubljana||3|
|South Africa||Chanel Grantham||20||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Durban||1|
|South Sudan||Aheu Deng ||18||1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)||Juba||2|
|Spain||Alejandra Echevarria||20||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)||Jaén||1|
|Sweden||Giulia Simone Olsson ||19||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Stockholm||2|
|Switzerland||Graziella Rogers||22||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)||Lyss||3|
|Tahiti||Niuriki Teremate||21||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Punaauia||3|
|Tanzania||Evelyne Almasi||24||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)||Dar es Salaam||3|
|Thailand||Rujinan Phanseethum||20||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)||Udon Thani||3|
|Tonga||Mary Greatz||21||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Nuku'alofa||2|
|Turkey||Gözde Zay||26||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)||Istanbul||2|
|Turks & Caicos||Alison Capron||23||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)||Providenciales||2|
|Ukraine||Karina Golovata||21||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)||Kiev||1|
|USA||Amy Diaz||25||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)||North Providence||2|
|Venezuela||Jessica Barboza||22||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)||Maracaibo||1|
|Wales||Dominique Dyer||20||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)||Neath Port Talbot||2|
Beauties for a Cause
The delegates of Miss Earth 2009 visited different islands of the Philippines with the theme "Green Lifestyle" and promoted the use of recyclable materials as part of a collective lifestyle. In addition, they engaged in different environmental activities including the planting of trees, and had school tours in the provinces of Ilocos, Laguna, Negros Occidental, Albay, Pampanga, Bulacan, Rizal, Pangasinan, Batangas, Iloilo and Metro Manila.
Evening Gown competition
The delegates were divided into three groups which simultaneously competed in the evening gown preliminary competition in three different locations:
- (Group 1) On November 8, Splash Mountain Resort Hotel, Los Baños, Laguna. The finalists:
- (Group 2) On November 9, Greenbelt 5, Ayala. The finalists:
- (Group 3) On November 7, Subic Bay Yacht Club, Subic. The finalists:
The delegates were divided into three groups which simultaneously competed in the swimsuit competition in three different locations:
- (Group 1) On November 7, Golden Sunset Resort, Calatagan, Batangas. The finalists:
- (Group 2) On November 12, Legazpi City, Bicol Region. The finalists:
- (Group 3) On November 8, Central Country Estate, Inc. The Lakeshore The finalists:
Eighty delegates participated in the competition, with Miss Tanzania winning the Best in National Costume award. Minor/sponsor awards were also given that night which included the Placenta Award which was given to Miss Puerto Rico and Pasigandahan Award (the award name is a combination of the main river that passes through Manila and the Filipino word for beauty) which went to Miss Guam.
On November 4, 2009, the delegates were presented to the local and international media at Mader’s Garden in Pasig City. The women shared their environmental camapaigns and expressed their cause on Mother Nature, a continuous campaign they have been waging as "Beauties for a Cause".
Press presentation photos
The delegates also had their mall tours and fashion shows in all Robinsons Malls nationwide in order to promote the cause of protection of the environment.
Schedule of events
|October 30 - November 3||Arrivals||Manila|
|November 4||Press Presentation||Valle Verde 6, Pasig City|
|November 4||National Costume Finals||Cultural Center of the Philippines Grand Theater, Pasay City||Best in National Costume award|
|November 6||Fashion Show||Robinsons Place Dasmariñas|
|November 7||Fashion Show||Robinsons Nova Market|
|November 7||Preliminary Swimsuit||Golden Sunset Resort and Spa Calatagan, Calatagan, Batangas||Group 1|
|November 7||Preliminary Evening Gown||Subic Bay Yacht Club, Subic||Group 3|
|November 8||Fashion Show||Robinsons Place Metro East|
|November 8||Preliminary Swimsuit||Central Country Estate, Inc. The Lakeshore||Group 3|
|November 8||Preliminary Evening Gown||Splash Mountain Resort Hotel, Los Baños, Laguna||Group 1|
|November 9||Preliminary Talent||Amana Water Park Resort, Pandi, Bulacan||Group 1|
|November 9||Preliminary Talent||L'Fisher Hotel, Bacolod City||Group 3|
|November 9||Preliminary Evening Gown||Greenbelt 5, Ayala||Group 2|
|November 10||Preliminary Talent||Puerto Princesa, Palawan||Group 2|
|November 11||Fashion Show||Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro|
|November 12||Preliminary Swimsuit||Legazpi City, Bicol Region||Group 2|
|November 13||Fashion Show||Robinsons Galleria|
|November 14||Fashion Show||Robinsons Star Mills Pampanga|
|November 14||Swimsuit Finals||Fontana Leisure Park and Casino, Clark Freeport, Angeles City, Pampanga||Best in Swimsuit award|
|November 16||Evening Gown Finals||PAGCOR Grand Theater, Parañaque City||Best in Long Gown award|
|November 17||Talent Finals||Rose Memorial Auditorium, Central Philippine University, Iloilo City||Miss Talent award|
|November 22||Grand Coronation Night||Boracay Ecovillage Resort and Convention Center||Miss Earth winners|
Note: Miss Earth delegates were divided into 3 groups.
For the first time, the pageant did not take place on the Island of Luzon. The venue for Miss Earth 2009 final night was first planned to be in Cebu City, but the mayor declined due to the financial cost of sponsoring the pageant. Boracay Ecovillage Resort and Convention Center won the rights to host the coronation night of the 2009 edition of the pageant.
The convention center is a private ecotourism venue intended for trade events, industry conventions, corporate functions, concerts, and international exhibitions. It is one of the landmarks of the Island of Boracay, which was described by the British publication TV Quick as the world's number one tropical beach and topped the 2007 Yahoo! Travel list of World’s Most Popular Beaches.
The Miss Earth Organizers unveiled a new crown to be worn by the winner of Miss Earth 2009, with the preservation of planet Earth as its primary consideration. The crown was designed by an environmentalist jewelry designer from Florida, Ramona Haar, the official jeweller of the Miss Earth pageant.
The new crown is made of 100% recycled precious metals: 14kt gold and argentums sterling silver. The gemstones used were precious and semiprecious stones and donations from over 80 participating countries. These are gemstones that each country is known for either as the origin or source. The gemstones were sent in various forms: faceted, cabochons, beads or rough. The designer travelled to Jaipur, India to have these gemstones individually trim and faceted to the required cut and sizes.
The flower in the center of the crown represents Mother Earth, as inspired by the statement of the American poet, Ralph Waldo Emerson's "The earth laughs in flowers". The recurring spiral motif has always been associated with "maternal power" and "feminine prestige" which is the essence of Miss Earth. The gentle curves in the crown symbolize "unity" and the "spirit of cooperation".
National pageant notes
Contestants who were confirmed initially but were deleted from the roster of delegates just before the pageant started.
Contestant who were confirmed initially but were deleted from the roster of delegates six days after the pageant started.
- Bolivia: Dominique Peltier
- Bosnia & Herzegovina: Lejla Adrovic
- Croatia: Vinka Groseta
- Ethiopia: Genet Denoba Ogeto
- Kazakhstan: Inessa Nazarova
- Malawi: Queen Christie Tembo
- Romania: Roxana Ilie
Contestants who withdrew due to other reasons.
- Botswana: Tumisang Sebina was disqualified due to height requirements.
- Nicaragua: Maritza Rivas was supposedly to compete at Miss Earth but was unable to due to visa problems.
- Vietnam: Truong Thi May suffered from a serious sprain on her left leg after a fall on October 24, just 7 days before the pageant started. She appeared as a special guest in the grand final. It was planned that she might return the following year, but it did not happen. She was a featured candidate t represent Vietnam at Miss Earth 2011 after so many unlucky times.
Countries who withdrew due to lack of funding and sponsorship.
Returning countries and territories
|2006||Puerto Rico and Samoa|
|2007||Denmark, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Kenya, Nepal, Paraguay and Ukraine|
|Guatemala||Hamy Tejeda previously competed in Miss World 2007.|
|Honduras||Alejandra Mendoza, the winner of Miss Honduras Belleza Nacional 2007-2008 (Miss Honduras 2007-2008) pageant was supposed to represent Honduras in the Miss Earth 2008, but failed to compete. She competed in the Miss Earth 2009, but was unplaced. She also competed in the international Reina de La Costa Maya 2008 pageant in August 2008 and won second runner up including the best in national costume award.|
|Italy||Luna Voce won the Miss Universe Italy 2013 title and crown will represent Italy at Miss Universe 2013 which will be held in Moscow, Russia this November 9. She previously competed at Miss International 2008 in Macau.|
|Lebanon||Nicole Lichaa Khoury previously competed in Miss Intercontinental 2009.|
|Paraguay||Gabriela Rejala previously competed in Miss World 2008.|
|Philippines||Sandra Seifert was a contestant in Binibining Pilipinas 2009 but was disqualified for having posed in a two-piece-swimsuit in a men's magazine. Born in Taiwan, she is the first non-native born Philippine representative. Seifert's father is of German heritage, and her mother is Filipino.|
|Puerto Rico||Dignelis Jiménez previously competed in Miss International 2003 but she was unplaced. She also represented Puerto Rico in Miss Tourism World 2004, she was second runner up, and won Best in Evening Gown.|
|Slovak Republic||Lea Sindlerova previously competed in Miss Intercontinental 2009.|
|Singapore||Valerie Lim will compete in the Miss Universe 2011 pageant on September 12, 2011, at São Paulo, Brazil.|
|USA||Amy Diaz previously competed in the Miss USA 2008 where she made the top 15. Diaz is also half Dominican.|
|Venezuela||Jessica Barboza was first runner up in the Miss International 2011 pageant.|
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- Miss Earth Albania 2009
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- Miss Earth Bahamas 2009
- Miss Earth Belgium 2008
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- Miss Earth Canada 2009
- Miss Earth China 2009
- Miss Earth Chinese Taipei 2009
- Miss Earth Colombia 2009
- Miss Earth Costa Rica 2009
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- Miss Earth Cuba 2009
- Mamadam, A (2009-07-09). "Česká Miss Budková odlétá na Filipíny, bude bojovat za ekologii". iDNES, Czech Republic/Profimedia, Reuters, ČTK, AP. Retrieved 2009-09-26.Miss Earth Czech Republic 2009
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- ProDěti, Agentura (2009-07-30). "Miss Budková chystá projekt o povodních, představí ho na Filipínách". iDNES, Czech Republic/Profimedia, Reuters, ČTK, AP. Retrieved 2009-09-26.
- Miss Earth Czech Republic 2009
- Miss Earth Denmark 2009
- Miss Earth Dominican Republic 2009
- http://www.grandslampageants.com/ Miss Earth Ecuador 2009
- Miss Earth El Salvador 2009
- Miss Earth England 2009
- Miss Earth France 2009
- Miss Earth Gabon 2009
- Miss Earth Guam 2009
- Miss Earth Ghana 2009
- Star Hellas 2009/ Miss Earth Greece 2009
- Miss Earth Greece 2009
- Miss Earth Guadeloupe 2009
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- Miss Earth Guam 2009
- Miss Earth Guatemala 2009
- Miss Earth Honduras 2009
- Miss Earth Hong Kong 2009
- Miss Earth Hungary 2009
- India Times, Online (2009-04-07). "Miss India winners ready to storm the world". The Times of India, Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd. Retrieved 2009-04-07. Miss Earth India 2009
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- Miss Earth India 2009
- Miss Earth Indonesia 2009
- Miss Earth Israel 2009
- Miss Earth Italy 2009
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- Miss Earth Jamaica 2009
- Miss Earth Japan 2009
- Miss Earth Kenya 2009
- Miss Earth Korea 2009 2009
- Miss Earth Kosovo 2009
- Miss Earth Latvia 2009
- Miss Earth Lebanon 2009
- Online News, Luxembourger Editor (2008-10-08). "Theodora Banica: LCD-Schülerin ist Miss Benelux". Luxemburger Wort, Luxembourg. Retrieved 2009-04-08.
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- Miss Earth Luxembourg 2009
- Miss Earth Macau 2009
- Miss Earth Malaysia 2009
- Miss Earth Malta 2009
- Robinel, Brigitte (2008-11-30). "2009 Martinique Queens". Miss Martinique official website. Retrieved 2009-01-16.
- Miss Earth Martinique 2009
- Miss Earth Mexico 2009
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