Mass tree-planting in Indonesia
28 November 2007 Indonesia is trying to plant nearly 80 million trees in a single day, in an attempt to set a new world record and deflect criticism about deforestation. Police, soldiers and local officials joined President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in the nationwide project.
The plan is part of a campaign launched at UN climate change talks last year.
A World Bank report puts Indonesia as the world's third largest greenhouse gas emitter - owing to deforestation, land clearing and forest fires.
President Yudhoyono took part in the planting of more than 1,000 native trees in Bogor, west Java. Mr Yudhoyono declared the trees a gift to the world, and said the event showed Indonesia was serious about protecting the environment.