The African Country Ethiopia breaks world record by planting 350 million trees in one single day. The goal is to help the climate crisis, which is consisted of climate change and global warming. in fact, it is used to describe the anthropocentric effects of humans on the climate are proceeding so quickly that the world is facing a global crisis.
The Ethiopian tree planting is part of a national “green legacy” initiative to grow 4bn trees in the country by encouraging every citizen to plant at least 40 seedlings. For the planting to be more effective, public office were closed so people could take part, according to The Guardian.
With the project, Ethiopia breaks world record and aims to tackle the effects of deforestation and climate change in the drought-prone country. According to the UN, Ethiopia’s forest coverage was just 4% in the 2000s, down from 35% a century earlier.
The previous world record for the most planted trees in a single day stood at 50 million, held by India from 2016. However, that has changed now with Ethiopia at the first place, holding the world record for 350 million trees planted in a single day.
Doctors Thoughts For The Tree Plantation
Dr. Dan Ridley-Ellis, the head of the center for wood science and technology at Edinburgh Napier University, states that the planted trees will help migrate climate change only by carbon dioxide absorption.
Trees have a huge benefit in combating desertification and land degradation and also provide food and shelter. The wild life also depends on the trees being planted.