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The Fascinating History of ‘Tree Huggers’

The term "tree hugger" was coined in 1730, when hundreds of Bishnois died while trying to protect the trees in their village from being turned into the raw material for a palace. The first tree huggers were 294 men and 69 women belonging to the Bishnois branch of Hinduism, who, in 1730,  died while trying to protect the trees in their village from bein »