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UNEP’s Billion Tree Campaign Reaches Seven Billion

© UNEP21 September 2009: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has announced that its Billion Tree Campaign has reached 7 billion trees, which UNEP noted represents one tree for every person on the planet.

The milestone was reached with the news that the Government of China has planted 2.6 billion trees as part of the campaign. [UNEP press release]