Google Earth...Day: the image

This front page to Google search will undoubtedly be the Earth Day image seen by the most people, except for the sky itself.Interestingly when you go to sites for Google focused on other nations besides the U.

This front page to Google search will undoubtedly be the Earth Day image seen by the most people, except for the sky itself.

Interestingly when you go to sites for Google focused on other nations besides the U.S.: Japan and China do NOT use this image. France and Ireland do have it. Who gets to make that call, the national Googler-in-chief?