'..People’s Liberation Army .. planting trees.' - '..restoring the ecosystem..'

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'China will plant new forests covering an area of 84,000 square kilometers, roughly the size of Ireland, in 2018, as it aims to increase forest coverage to 23% of total landmass by the end of the decade, China Daily reported last week. The current forested area stands at 21%.

Meanwhile, a separate source in the Central Military Commission said a large regiment of the People’s Liberation Army – in addition to the nation’s armed police force, which has just been absorbed into the commission – have been withdrawn from northern border areas and tasked with a new mission: planting trees.'

- China is re-assigning 60,000 troops – to plant trees, February 6, 2018

'..one man was determined to beat the odds and reverse all these by restoring the ecosystem and the beauty of the island. The man was with the ‘crazy idea’ was Payeng and nothing could stop him from this daunting mission.'

- A story of Indian man known as Jadav Payeng who started planting trees at the same place since 1979 to recover what looked like a lost island, April 2, 2017


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