Ethiopia: Bid to plant record 200 million trees in a day begins

Ethiopia on Monday begun an ambitious project to plant 200 million trees in a day. It is targeted at protecting it’s environment. Should the country be able to achieve the 200 million target, it would be a world record. The record for the highest number of trees planted in a day, according to the Guiness Book of Records, is held by Ken Chaplin of Canada. In 2001 he planted 15,170 red pine seedlings. Leading by example As part of the Green Legacy Initiative, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is leading…

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