Gap Fill - Planting Trees - Level 5


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Ethiopia broke the world record for the trees planted in one day, also making the world a greener. Ethiopians planted than 350 million trees in 12 hours on Monday. This smashed the record held by India by 50 million trees. Ethiopia's government announced the record-breaking on Twitter. It proudly revealed that people planted 353,633,660 trees in a bid to help the . Ethiopia's Prime Minister, who participated in the tree planting, congratulated involved in the record for their and for doing their to help the planet.

Ethiopia's record-breaking is part of a to plant 4 billion trees by October. The is on its way to achieve . So far, volunteers, businesses and government 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 land is forested. This is a decline from the 30 per cent of land on which trees grew at the of the 19th century. Planting billions of trees is the cheapest and most effective to absorb carbon dioxide and help to tackle global .

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