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India plants 66 million trees in 12 hours as part of record-breaking environmental campaign

More than 1.5 million volunteers were involved in the huge operation

Volunteers in India planted more than 66 million trees in just 12 hours in a record-breaking environmental drive.

  • Chris Baynes
  • Independent

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…

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