'Nature has just as much right to be protected by us, as we need to be protected if we were in danger. Without nature, there is no house, there’s no food, there’s no air, there is no life'.

Video portraits from Australia, Russia, New Zealand, Turkey, Algeria, and China celebrating International Mother Earth Day.

On selected international days the United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe, in partnership with the Good Planet Foundation, share clips from the 7 billion Others project to communicate the fears, dreams, ordeals and hopes of citizens from all over world.

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