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They hope it was the largest tree hug ever.
More than 2,000 people, mostly students, celebrated World Environment Day this week. They were in Nepal's capital, Katmandu.
All wanted to focus on the importance of trees.
The Guinness World Record for most people hugging trees at the same time is 936. That was in Portland, Oregon, last July. In Katmandu, they held trees for two minutes. Volunteers beat drums at the National Martyrs and Peace Park.
After it receives proper proof, Guinness will decide whether to recognize this week's event as a record.
Source URL: https://www.tweentribune.com/article/junior/students-set-record-hugging-trees/