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Photos From the Science March, on Earth Day

Protesters came to D.C. on Saturday in support of science

Marchers — including Bill Nye the Science Guy, at center — lead the March for Science down Constitution Avenue in Washington on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Marchers — including Bill Nye the Science Guy, at center — lead the March for Science down Constitution Avenue in Washington on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Thousands of pro-science and environmental activists rallied on the National Mall before marching toward the Capitol on Saturday, the 47th observation of Earth Day. The march in Washington was accompanied by other science marches across the U.S. and world. It was organized to show support for the scientific community at a time when its members, and supporters, say they feel threatened by the policies and potential policies of President Donald Trump.

Here’s a look at the Washington event in photos:

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A protester left a “Science Makes America Great” sign in front of the Environmental Protection Agency during the March for Science. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 22: Marchers carry portraits of women scientists down Constitution Avenue in Washington during the March for Science on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Thousands of pro-science and environmental activists rallied on the National Mall before marching towards the Capitol. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Marchers carry portraits of women scientists down Constitution Avenue in Washington during the March for Science on Earth Day. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
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CodePink protesters dressed as Albert Einstein rally in front of the Environmental Protection Agency before the start of the March for Science. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 22: Marchers prepare to start the March for Science down Constitution Avenue in Washington on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Thousands of pro-science and environmental activists rallied on the National Mall before marching towards the Capitol. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Marchers prepare to start the March for Science down Constitution Avenue in Washington on Earth Day. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
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Marchers on Earth Day. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 22: Marchers prepare to start the March for Science down Constitution Avenue in Washington on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Thousands of pro-science and environmental activists rallied on the National Mall before marching towards the Capitol. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Marchers prepare to start the March for Science. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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