India planted 50 million trees in one day — smashing the world record

50.4 million trees in just 24 hours

A new world record: they planted 50.4 million trees in just 24 hours.

“As part of the reforestation initiative, 800,000 volunteers in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh set a new world record: they planted 50.4 million trees in just 24 hours. The previous world record, set by Pakistan in 2013, was 847,275 trees.

More than 80 different species of sapling were raised at local nurseries and planted at over 6,000 locations across the state in 2016.”

News was published by Robert Guy, Content Producer, Formative Content on World Economic Forum web page. You can read full article here.…

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