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Indonesia Embarks on Tree-Planting Campaign

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Indonesia Embarks on Tree-Planting Campaign

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Indonesia Embarks on Tree-Planting Campaign

Indonesia Embarks on Tree-Planting Campaign

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The Forest Ministry of Indonesia announces plans to plant 79 million trees in anticipation of a conference on global climate change in December. The move is part of a United Nations campaign to plant a billion trees around the world. Indonesia has been criticized for its failure to stem deforestation.

Trish Anderton, a reporter in Jakarta, speaks with Steve Inskeep.