Philippines’ Karla Paula Henry was crowned Miss Earth 2008 at the Clark Expo Ampitheater in Pampanga Sunday.

Miss Earth 2008 Karla Paula Henry

She also won the Miss Earth Designers Award and Miss Photogenic special award.

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In the question and answer portion of the said pageant, the final four were asked what they would tell US President-elect Barack Obama about the state of the global environment if ever they were to meet.

The Cebuana said that she would encourage Obama to implement environmental knowledge in the curriculum of schools not just in the US, but also in the Philippines.

Other Winners:

Miss Tanzania, Miriam Odemba was Miss Earth Air (1st runner-up)
Miss Mexico, Abigail Elizalde was Miss Earth Water (2nd runner-up)
Miss Brazil Tatiane Alves won Miss Earth Fire (3rd runner-up)

Rounding up the Top 8

Mariana Rodriguez (Miss Colombia)
Adriana Reveron (Miss Spain)
Nasanin Nuri (MIss Switzerland)
Daniela Torrealba (Miss Venezuela)