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Miss Earth 2015, the 15th Miss Earth pageant, was held on 5 December 2015 at Marx Halle in Vienna, Austria. It was the first time the pageant was held in Europe and outside of Asia. It was also the first back to back victories in Miss Earth history: Angelia Ong of the Philippines crowned by Jamie Herrell of the Philippines.

Miss Earth 2015
Date 5 December 2015
Presenters Joey Mead-King, Oli Pettigrew, Katia Wagner
Entertainment Eric Papilaya
Venue Marx Halle,
Vienna, Austria
Broadcaster Puls 4, Star World, ABS-CBN, Venevisión, Rappler, ProSiebenSat.1 Media, Fox International Channels, FashionTV
Entrants 86
Placements 16
Debuts Armenia, New Caledonia
Withdrawals Botswana, Chinese Taipei, Curaçao, Gabon, Guyana, Haiti, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Madagascar, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Samoa, St. Lucia, Tahiti, Tanzania, Tonga, US Virgin Islands, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Returns Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Congo DR, Costa Rica, Crimea, Cyprus, Fiji, Guadeloupe, Honduras, Ireland, Kosovo, Malta, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Uruguay, Wales
Winner Angelia Ong
 Philippines
Congeniality Skye Celine Baker
 Guam
Jade Seyne
Proposed flag of Réunion (VAR).svg Réunion Island
Tiara Hadi
 Singapore
Photogenic Bayartsetseg Altangerel
 Mongolia

Miss Earth 2015, the 15th Miss Earth pageant, was held on 5 December 2015 at Marx Halle in Vienna, Austria. It was the first time the pageant was held in Europe and outside of Asia. It was also the first back to back victories in Miss Earth history: Angelia Ong of the Philippines crowned by Jamie Herrell of the Philippines.

At the end of the night, Australia got its highest placement to date through Dayanna Grageda's finish as Miss Earth-Air 2015 where she was crowned by Andrea Neu, Miss Earth-Air 2014 from USA; Brittany Payne of USA was crowned Miss Earth-Water 2015, and Thiessa Sickert of Brazil was crowned as Miss Earth-Fire 2015 and she was crowned by Anastasia Trusova, Miss Earth-Fire 2014 from Russia.

The theme of this year's pageant is the promotion of environmental awareness by focusing on the Climate Change campaign thru the 5R’s : Re-think, Reduce, Re-use, Recycle and Respect.

LIVE: Miss Earth 2015 coronation night

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Miss Earth 2015: Winners announced!

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Miss Earth 2015 Question and Answer portion

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Miss Earth 2015 winner, PH bet Angelia Ong at Q&A portion

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MISS EARTH 2015 GRAND CORONATION NIGHT