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Macedonia plants three million trees to revive forests

Thousands of Macedonians took a day off work on Thursday to plant three million trees to revive the nation's forests after fires ravaged an estimated 35,000 hectares (86,000 acres) of greenery.
"There is no better feeling than when you plant a tree and after some time come and see it growing,"
- opera singer and UNESCO Artist for Peace Boris Trajanov

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Macedonia plants three million trees to revive forests

Source: Terra Daily, Sat April 02, 2011
Thousands of Macedonians took a day off work on Thursday to plant three million trees to revive the nation's forests after fires ravaged an estimated 35,000 hectares (86,000 acres) of greenery.

Macedonia plants 7 million trees to revive its forests

Source: Zee News, Mon November 22, 2010
Macedonians took a day off work on Friday to plant seven million trees as part of a project started in 2008 to revive fire-ravaged forests in the landlocked Balkan country.

Macedonia in Massive Reforestation Effort

Source: Balkan Insight, Fri November 13, 2009
Thousands of Macedonians including local athletes, pop stars, actors and politicians joined forces Friday to plant trees all over the country.

Macedonia seeds hope in 5 million new trees

Source: Christian Science Monitor, Tue March 17, 2009
Skopje, Macedonia - Campaign season has arrived in Macedonia, with presidential and municipal elections next Sunday.

Renowned Swedish retailer donates proceeds from toy sales to UNICEF projects

Source: United Nations News Centre, Wed December 24, 2008
United Nations - This holiday season, scores of projects aimed at improving the education of school children around the world are set to profit from an IKEA initiative to the tune of €5 million (almost $7 million), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced today.

Macedonia plants six million trees to revive fire-ravaged forests

Source: Terra Daily, Sat November 22, 2008
Skopje, Macedonia - Macedonians took a day off work on Wednesday to plant six million trees in an action launched back in March to revive forests after fires ravaged an estimated 35,000 hectares of greenery.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

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