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In Inner Mongolia of People's Republic of China desertification is a serious issue. Much of the grassland in this area has turned into desert over the past 40 to 50 years, and this has become one of the causes of yellow sand. The Panasonic Group in China has begun a large-scale tree planting initiative in Ordos City of Inner Mongolia in order to help reduce CO2 by preventing desertification and contributing to greening efforts. Please take a closer look at Panasonic's greening activities.
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Panasonic Group's tree planting activities in China 0min 47sec
By 2018, its 100th anniversary, Panasonic aims to plant 1 million trees across China. Panasonic has planted trees in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Hebei, Henan, Liaoning, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Guandong, Fujian, Hong Kong and other areas since 2009.
Tree planting event held in Ordos City, Inner Mongolia 0min 32sec
Strong winds blow across the deserts located in the outskirts of Ordos City, Inner Mongolia. This is where this tree planting event took place. The property, which is as large as the Tiananmen Square, measures 40 hectares. And it is here that approximately 100,000 trees will be planted.
Feedback from the volunteers 2min 28sec
In comparison to the entire desert, the area that these trees were planted in is very small. But many volunteers gave positive feedback such as "I was really touched to see how hard everyone was working" and "I am going to tell my friends about the situation here..."