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Bhutan Celebrates Royal Baby by Planting 108,000 Trees

Citizens in Bhutan are anxious to ensure the survival of groves of trees that have been planted across the Himalayan nation to honor the beloved king and queen's new baby boy. Many people in the Buddhist country stop during daily walks or drives to water some of the 108,000 saplings placed on hillsides and in valleys. In Buddhism, trees are considered divine for their role in providing and nourishing all life forms.   "We are now nurturing the plants as if we are nurturing...

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