In the Philippines, students now have to plant 10 trees before they graduate

Trees and leaves are covered by ash after Mount Mayon volcano spewed lava and other material in Guinobatan, Albay province, Philippines January 26, 2018. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco - RC1F1C240F30

175 million new trees would be planted every year under the new scheme. Image: REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

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