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Approximately 353 million trees were planted in Ethiopia in a single day as part of a country-wide green initiative, according to a government minister.Approximately 353 million trees were planted in Ethiopia in a single day as part of a country-wide green initiative, according to a government minister.

Green thumbs: Ethiopia plants 353 million trees in a single day | CTV News

Ethiopia set a goal to plant 200 million trees in a day. Instead, the country exceeded its goal and planted over 350 million trees in 12 hours.Ethiopia set a goal to plant 200 million trees in a day. Instead, the country exceeded its goal and planted over 350 million trees in 12 hours.

Ethiopia beats its goal and plants over 350 million trees in 12 hours - Business Insider

Ethiopians planted more than 200 million trees on Monday, which officials stated will be a world record. Ethiopians planted more than 200 million trees on Monday, which officials stated will be a world record.

The initiative is part of a campaign by the prime minister to plant four billion trees in the country before the fall to combat deforestation and global warming.The initiative is part of a campaign by the prime minister to plant four billion trees in the country before the fall to combat deforestation and global warming.

“353,633,660 Tree Seedlings Planted in 12 Hours. This is in #Ethiopians Regional Shares of Trees Planted today. #PMOEthiopia #GreenLegacyEthiopia”

Dr.-Ing. Getahun Mekuria on Twitter: "353,633,660 Tree Seedlings Planted in 12 Hours. This is in #Ethiopians Regional Shares of Trees Planted today. #PMOEthiopia #GreenLegacyEthiopia… https://t.co/K8qt8EoALD"

“BREAKING NEWS!! ETHIOPIA PLANTED 353,633,660 TREE SEEDLINGS IN 12Hours #GreenLegacyEthiopia #PMOEthiopia”

Dr.-Ing. Getahun Mekuria on Twitter: "BREAKING NEWS!! ETHIOPIA PLANTED 353,633,660 TREE SEEDLINGS IN 12Hours #GreenLegacyEthiopia #PMOEthiopia… "

“Congratulations #Ethiopia for not only meeting our collective #GreenLegacy goal but also exceeding it. #PMOEthiopia”

Office of the Prime Minister - Ethiopia on Twitter: "Congratulations #Ethiopia for not only meeting our collective #GreenLegacy goal but also exceeding it. #PMOEthiopia"

“#GreenLegacy is a vision for the next generation. It is creating a blueprint for them and showing them the way. #GreenEthiopia #HealthyEthiopia 🇪🇹”

Amir Aman, MD on Twitter: "#GreenLegacy is a vision for the next generation. It is creating a blueprint for them and showing them the way. #GreenEthiopia #HealthyEthiopia 🇪🇹… https://t.co/tngOdTTAwR"

The previous world record was set by India in 2016.The previous world record was set by India in 2016.

Ethiopia says it planted 350 million trees in one day last week as part of its Green Legacy program. But should it be building wind farms instead?

Ethiopia Planted 350 Million Trees In One Day. Is That A Good Thing? | CleanTechnica

Ethiopia's parliament passed a bill on Wednesday to open up the country's financial sector to an estimated five million of its citizens who have taken other nationalities, including allowing them to buy shares in local banks and start lending businesses. The changes are part of a raft of economicEthiopia's parliament passed a bill on Wednesday to open up the country's financial sector to an estimated five million of its citizens who have taken other nationalities, including allowing them to buy shares in local banks and start lending businesses. The changes are part of a raft of economic

Ethiopia opens up banking sector to its diaspora

The mass planting is part of a drive to boost tree cover in a country hit by decades of deforestation. The mass planting is part of a drive to boost tree cover in a country hit by decades of deforestation.

Ethiopia has planted 350 million trees in less than a day to tackle deforestation | World Economic Forum

Volunteers from across Ethiopia worked together on Monday, July 29, to plant 350 million trees to make up for a century of deforestation.Volunteers from across Ethiopia worked together on Monday, July 29, to plant 350 million trees to make up for a century of deforestation.

Ethiopia Breaks Record By Planting 350 Million Trees in 12 Hours | Mental Floss

With this bold initiative, the East African nation is setting an example to the rest of the worldWith this bold initiative, the East African nation is setting an example to the rest of the world

Planting 350 million trees, Ethiopia strikes at the roots of climate change - The National

Move partly aimed at boosting the country’s foreign exchange reserves.Move partly aimed at boosting the country’s foreign exchange reserves.

Ethiopia opens up banking sector to diaspora, dual-nationals - The East African

More than 350 million trees were planted as part of the government-led project to counter deforestation

Ethiopia sets a new world record for trees planted in a single day - Positive News - Positive News

The people of Ethiopia have come together in an astonishing way, by planting 350 million trees in the country in the short space of 12 hours, breaking the previous world record for tree-planting.The people of Ethiopia have come together in an astonishing way, by planting 350 million trees in the country in the short space of 12 hours, breaking the previous world record for tree-planting.

Tree-Planting Record: Ethiopia Plants 350 Million Trees in 12 Hours

The government claims that volunteers at 1,000 sites participated in the coordinated reforestation effortsThe government claims that volunteers at 1,000 sites participated in the coordinated reforestation efforts

Ethiopia Plants 350 Million Trees in 12 Hours—a New Record | Smart News | Smithsonian

For Monday’s reforestation drive, millions of Ethiopians were invited to take it up as a challenge. The results were overwhelming as 150 million trees were planted in the first six hours. For Monday’s reforestation drive, millions of Ethiopians were invited to take it up as a challenge. The results were overwhelming as 150 million trees were planted in the first six hours.

The country came together—and installed 350 million trees in just 12 hours—to combat climate change.

Ethiopia Just Set the World Record for Most Trees Planted in a Day - Atlas Obscura