Ethiopia broke the world record for the trees planted in a . Ethiopians planted more than 350 million trees in 12 hours on Monday. This smashed the held by India by 50 million. Ethiopia's announced the record on Twitter. It revealed that planted 353,633,660 . Ethiopia's Prime Minister participated in the planting. He congratulated involved in the record for their and for helping the .
Ethiopia's is part of a to plant 4 billion trees by October. So , volunteers, businesses and government workers have planted over 2.6 billion trees. Ethiopia is trying to reverse the cutting down of its . Less than 4 per cent of Ethiopia's is forest. This is down from 30 per cent at the of the 19th . Planting billions of trees is the cheapest and most way to absorb carbon and tackle global warming.