1.5m Volunteers in India Plant Record-Breaking 66 Million Trees in 12 Hours

A record-breaking campaign this past Sunday saw 1.5 million volunteers plant more than 66 million trees in a 12 hour span across the large central state of Madhya Pradesh in India.

The previous world record was set last year and saw 49.3 million saplings planted over a 24-hour period in Uttar Pradesh, Northern India. The state-sponsored initiatives are in response to the Paris Climate Change Conference where India vowed to increase their forest coverage 5+ million hectares by 2030. The...

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