Peru Vows to Plant One Million Trees Around Machu Picchu to Preserve Iconic Incan Citadel — Waking Times – January 15, 2020

Peru Vows to Plant One Million Trees Around Machu Picchu to Preserve Iconic Incan Citadel

Elias Marat, The Mind Unleashed
Waking Times

The treasured archaeological region of Machu Picchu, home to the iconic citadel of South America’s great Incan civilization, is soon going to receive major protection in the form of one million new trees.

Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra pledged last week that the celebrated UNESCO World Heritage site, which spans 86,000 acres (35,000 hectares) in the Andes Mountains, will be the focus of a new reforestation campaign that would see at least one million trees planted in the area. →

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