Volunteers in India planted more than 66 million trees in just 12 hours in a record-breaking environmental drive.
|Volunteers planted 66 million in just 12 hours.|
About 1.5 million people were involved in the huge plantation campaign, in which saplings were placed along the Narmada river in the state of Madhya Pradesh throughout Sunday.
India committed under the Paris Agreement to increasing its forests by five million hectares before 2030 to combat climate change.
Read Chris Baynes’ story in the Independent - “India plants 66 million trees in 12 hours as part of record-breaking environmental campaign.”