Thousands hug trees in Kathmandu on World Environment Day to celebrate the cause of greater conservation and to raise awareness among the masses about the importance of trees.
Tree-hugger(n) ~an environmental campaigner (used in reference to the practice of embracing a tree in an attempt to prevent it from being felled).
Raising awareness about the importance of Trees
More than 2,000 people gathered in Kathmandu on June 5 in a bid to set a world record for the largest tree hug. To mark the World Environment Day and to raise awareness about the importance of trees; politicians, students, activists and other related parties assimilated on the outskirts of Kathmandu in an approach to save trees.
Our goal is to set a new world record and at the same time spread the message that trees are important for the environment and everyone.
~Thaneswor Guragai (Event Coordinator)
Breaking the previously held record by 936 people of Portland, USA, the greater inhabitants of Kathmandu and outside gathered in thousands for the great cause.
“Hariyo Ban Nepal ko Dhan”
(Healthy green forests are…
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