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Miss Earth 2021 is Destiny Wagner, first major crown for Belize

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Destiny Wagner, representing Belize, bested over 80 contestants from across the world to be crowned Miss Earth 2021 during the virtual final aired on Sunday, November 21. The 25-year-old entrepreneur from Punta Gorda, Toledo, made history for becoming the first-ever woman from her country to win the Miss Earth pageant and the first Belizean to win a major international beauty title. "I am overwhelmed right now with emotions. The words and the gratitude, it’s very hard to express but I am thankful. I am thankful for the Miss Earth organization and thankful for my team as well," she said after being announced the new queen. USA's Marisa Butler was crowned Miss Earth - Air 2021 while Chile's Romina Denecken van der Veen and Thailand's Baitong Jareerat Petsom completed the Top 4 and were respectively named Miss Earth - Water and Miss Earth - Fire 2021. The rest of the Top 8 were the representatives from the Netherlands, Saartje Langstraat, Philippines, Naelah Alshorba

FAVORITES: Miss Earth 2021 final Top 7 favorite contestants

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In just a few hours, contestants from 89 countries and territories will be vying for the coveted title of Miss Earth 2021 in a virtual finale to be aired on Sunday, November 21. This is the second time that the pre-pageant activities and coronation night are conducted virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Who will succeed Miss Earth 2020 Lindsey Coffey of the USA as the next queen who will champion the preservation and protection of our planet? Meet our final Top 7 favorites for the crown: BELIZE - Destiny Wagner CHILE - Romina Denecken NETHERLANDS - Saartje Langstraat PHILIPPINES - Naelah Alshorbaji THAILAND - Baitong Jareerat Petsom USA - Marisa Butler VENEZUELA - María Daniela Velasco Honorable mentions: Puerto Rico, Malaysia, South Africa, Brazil, Cuba, Russia, Belarus Photos: Miss Earth

Miss Earth 2021: Meet the final's distinguished panel of judges

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After weeks of online activities and preliminary competitions, the Miss Earth 2021 pageant will hold its final competition on Sunday, November 21. The virtual event will air live on Miss Earth official streaming platforms and channels across the world. Over 80 beauties will be vying for the coveted title currently held by USA's Lindsey Coffey. Meet the judges who will have the most difficult task in selecting the next Miss Earth: International pop star, singer and songwriter, Amel Rose. Allan Wu, actor and host of The Amazing Race Asia and The Amazing Race China. Davonna Finley, women’s advocate, pageant analyst and social media’s The Sovereign. Atty. Roel Refran, a seasoned lawyer, capital markets executive and an educator in law and business. TV host, model and actress, Adrienne "AJ" Janic, also known as "AJ" from the hit TV show Overhaul. Desmound Majekodunmi, a Radio Host, Musician, Documentary Producer, Farmer and a Creation Care Evironmentalist. Photos: Mi

FAVORITES: Miss Earth 2021 Top 12 best headshots

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After successfully staging a virtual pageant on its 20th anniversary last year, the Miss Earth organization thought it best to forego the live staging of the pageant for the second time due to the continuous rise of COVID-19 cases worldwide. Miss Earth 2021 is set to be held this November and for its 21st edition, the pageant takes on the theme “Colors of the Earth” to reflect the vast and unique biodiversity of the world. "The safety of the delegates, the production staff, and the public is still paramount for the organization, and will not, in any way, but anyone involved with the event at risk," the organizers said. Over 80 delegates from across the world are confirmed competing to be the successor of Lindsey Coffey of the United States. Here are our Top 12 favorite headshots displayed on the Miss Earth official website (missearth.tv): AUSTRALIA Phoebe Soegiono BELARUS Maria Perviy BELIZE Destiny Wagner BULGARIA Yuliia Pavlikova CHILE Romina Denecken van der Veen MALAYSIA

Miss Earth Venezuela crowned representatives for Miss Earth 2021 and 2022

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Two new Miss Earth Venezuela titleholders were announced in a special event held at Globovisión studio in Caracas on Friday, October 15. A 28-year-old model, anthropologist, and veterinary assistant, María Daniela Velasco, was named Miss Earth Venezuela 2021 while a 24-year-old dentistry student, Elizabeth Gasiba, took home the Miss Earth Venezuela 2022 title. The newly-crowned beauties will represent Venezuela at Miss Earth 2021 and Miss Earth 2022 pageants, respectively. Miss Earth Venezuela and Miss Earth Air 2020, Stephany Zreik, relinquished her reign at the end of the show which was hosted by Melisa Rauseo, Alejandro Carreño, and Ronald Sanoja. Fashion designer and Miss Earth Venezuela organization president Prince Julio Cesar announced the new Venezuelan titleholders remotely from Miami, Florida. Photos: Guzman Alberto Salcedo Mora / Tribus Visual Producciones / Miss Earth Venezuela

Miss Earth Vietnam 2021 is Nguyen Van Anh

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Nguyen Van Anh has been officially named Miss Earth Vietnam 2021 and will now represent her country at the Miss Earth 2021 virtual competition this November. The 26-year-old sales and marketing professional who co-founded a start-up business succeeds last year's titleholder, Thai Thị Hoa. Vietnam has won the Miss Earth crown once courtesy of Vietnamese model Nguyen Phuong Khanh in 2018. Photos: Miss Earth, Vinh Dao / Nguyen Van Anh Instagram

Miss Earth Thailand 2021 is Baitong Jareerat Petsom

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Pageant veteran Baitong Jareerat Petsom was named Miss Earth Thailand 2021 in national competition held in Bangkok on Saturday, September 25. The 28-year-old architecture graduate from the southern Thai province of Chumphon is an environmental ambassador for the Green World Foundation and an advocate for sustainable ocean. She founded Baanbaan to promote a green lifestyle. Baitong will represent her country at the Miss Earth 2021 competition to be held virtually later this year. Miss Earth Thailand competition was held for the first time after an eight-year hiatus. The national organization is currently headed by Dr. Sirikan Onsonkarn of the Siri Hotel Group. Thailand has yet to win the Miss Earth crown. Its highest placements were in 2010 and 2013 with Watsaporn Wattanakoon and Punika Kulsoontornrut who both placed in the Top 4 and bagged the Miss Earth Water title. Photos: Wasunpas Pengsomya / Miss Earth Thailand

Miss Earth 2021: Meet the delegates from Czech Republic, Estonia and Sri Lanka

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Meet the official delegates of the Miss Earth 2021 virtual competition from the Czech Republic, Estonia, and Sri Lanka: Miss Earth Czech Republic 2021 is Adéla Stroffeková. She is a teacher, model, and a physical education graduate from the Univerzita Karlova. Miss Earth Estonia 2021 is 21-year-old Eliise Randmaa, who is currently in her last year of attaining a bachelor's degree in IT systems development and working as a junior development specialist. She is passionate about dancing, makeup, and the environment. Miss Earth Sri Lanka 2021 is 22-year-old Diandra Soysa, who is currently finishing her studies in computer science. She has been working as a part-time model and an absolute nature lover who spends her leisure time gardening along with her family. Source: Miss Earth

Miss Earth 2021: Meet the delegates from Bulgaria, Indonesia, Northern Marianas and Peru

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Meet the official delegates of the Miss Earth 2021 virtual competition from Bulgaria, Indonesia, Northern Marianas, and Peru: Miss Earth Bulgaria 2021 is 28-year-old Yuliia Pavlikova. She holds a doctorate degree in economics and is a member of the Fund for the Protection of Animals. Monica Francisca Khonado was appointed as Miss Earth Indonesia 2021. She is a host and moderator and founded the sustainability project Voice of Nature Indonesia. Crystal Fiona Rio was named Miss Earth Northern Marianas 2021 in a national competition held at the Hyatt Regency Saipan on September 18. The 18-year-old college student is currently working towards her master's degree in psychology. Miss Earth Peru 2021 is Briggitte Corrales, who is a graduate of business and marketing. At 26, she has established her own modeling production and created a beauty pageant for plus-size women to empower them and help them achieve their goals. Source: Miss Earth

Miss Earth Panama 2021 is Jillyan Chue

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Jillyan Chue, representing Colón, was crowned Miss Earth Panama 2021 in a glittering competition held at the Teatro En Circulo in Panama City on Saturday, September 11. The 25-year-old professional model graduated with a degree in social communication from the Universidad Catolica Santa Maria La Antigua. Jessybel Babikian, Justine De Frias, and Liney Mena were named Miss Earth Air, Water, Fire, respectively, while Nathaly De la Flor Herrera bagged the Miss Of Latinamerica Panamá title. The new Miss Earth Panama succeeds Anayansi De Gracia and will represent her country at the Miss Earth 2021 pageant later this year. Photo: Said Hanafi Krayem / Miss Earth Panama

Miss Earth Belize 2021 is Aarti Sooknadan

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Aarti Sooknandan was officially announced Miss Earth Belize 2021 last Sunday, August 8. She succeeds Miss Earth Belize 2018, Renae Shereze Martinez. The 26-year-old social content strategist holds a bachelor's degree in advertising and marketing from the University of South Florida and a master's in business administration from Nova Southeastern University where graduated as magna cum laude. "My Beautiful Belize, it is a distinct honor and immense privilege to be representing our jewel as your [Miss Earth Belize 2021]," Aarti shared on social media "Belize, you are my home that is always in my heart, and I promise to make you proud at the [Miss Earth] pageant later this year," she added. The new Miss Earth Belize is a model, entrepreneur, public speaker, painter, and ballet dancer. She will represent her country at the Miss Earth 2021 pageant whose date and venue are yet to be announced. Photos: Miss Earth Belize