’I Want Your Science’: Scenes and Signs From the March for Science

In cities across the globe, scientists and advocates took to the streets Saturday to call for support and funding for scientific research and education. The March for Science, coinciding with Earth Day, took place in hundreds of cities over the world. Some demonstrators carried clever signs calling for science funding and, among other things, an end to climate change denial. See some of the scenes and signs from the first worldwide March for Science.

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Bill Nye the Science Guy arrives to lead scientists and supporters down Constitution Avenue during the March for Science on April 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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A sign carried by a demonstrator at the March for Science in Los Angeles, California, on April 22, 2017. Marchers took to the streets in cities around the U.S. to defend science and scientific integrity and to call for political leaders and policymakers to enact evidence-based policies in the public interest.
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Thousands walk down E. Pine St. during the March for Science on April 22, 2017 in Seattle, Washington.
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A demonstrator shows off his "Geologist" license-plate sign at the March for Science in Los Angeles, California, April 22, 2017.
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People march in support of scientific research during the 'March for Science' demonstration on April 22, 2017 in Munich, Germany.
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Scientists and supporters participate in a March for Science on April 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Scientists and supporters participate in a March for Science on April 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Scientists and supporters participate in a March for Science on April 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Hundreds of community members from Harvard University and MIT march towards the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge to join the Science March at the Boston Common on April 22, 2017 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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Members of the Union for Concerned Scientists pose for photographs with Beaker of The Muppets in front of The White House before heading to the National Mall for the March for Science on April 22, 2017, in Washington, DC
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Scientists and science enthusiasts gather prior to the start of the March for Science outside the Science Museum in central London on April 22, 2017.
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A protestor holds a placard as scientists and science enthusiasts participate in the March for Science in Westminster, central London, on April 22, 2017.
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Brian Patrick Mulligan, of Philadelphia, in his role of Ben Franklin is seen at the front of the National March for Science, on Earth Day, April 22, 2017, in Philadelphia, Penn.
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People take part in the March for Sciences as part of Earth Day 2017 in Paris on April 22, 2017, to defend science and scientific integrity and to call for political leaders and policymakers to enact evidence-based policies in the public interest.
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People with signs walk past the Trump International Hotel and Tower during the March for Science on April 22, 2017 in New York.
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Scientists and science enthusiasts gather prior to the start of the March for Science outside the Science Museum in central London on April 22, 2017.
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Protestors hold up signs opposing conservative standpoints of the Trump Administration regarding science and the environment. Thousands participated in the National March for Science in Philadelphia, PA, on Earth Day, April 22, 2017.
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Researchers and scientists protest against budget cuts in science during the March for Science in Madrid, Spain.
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A demonstrator hold up a sign that reads "Fund Climate Change Research" during the March for Science in Washington, April 22, 2017.
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A protestor holds a placard as scientists and science enthusiasts participate in the March for Science in Westminster, central London on April 22, 2017.
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Two women with posters attend with thousands of demonstrators the March for Science in Berlin, April 22, 2017.
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People take part in the March for Sciences as part of Earth Day 2017 in Paris on April 22, 2017.
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A protestor holds up a sign opposing conservative standpoints of the Trump Administration regarding science and the environment in Philadelphia, Penn., April 22, 2017.
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Conall Spaur from Howell, N.J., holds a sign while waiting in line for a teach-in on climate change at the March for Science event in Washington, April 22, 2017.
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Scientists protest in Parliament Square, central London, during the March for Science, April 22, 2017.
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Signs at the March for Science in Berlin, April 22, 2017.
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Mondrian Shumate, right, from Belfast, Maine, attends the March for Science event near the Washington Monument in Washington, April 22, 2017.
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People protest holding banners at the March for Science event in Madrid, Spain, April 22, 2017.
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Researchers and scientists protest against budget cuts in science during the March for Science in Madrid, Spain, on April 22, 2017.
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A family participates in the March for Science in Washington, D.C., April 22, 2017.
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