Thousands in Nepal Hug Trees in World Record Bid

Thousands in Nepal Hug Trees in World Record Bid

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Hugging a tree in People's Park in Shanghai, China by Nathan Nelson
Hugging a tree in People’s Park in Shanghai, China by Nathan Nelson

More than 2,000 people, mostly students, gathered in Nepal’s capital Katmandu today in a bid to set a world record for the largest tree hug.

On World Environment Day, June 5, the participants gathered in a park, hoping to spreading awareness about the importance of trees.

(READ the AP story from the SF Chronicle)

Photo by Nathan Nelson (Flickr via CC license)

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