Low carbon weddings

Apparently couples in the Sragen region of Java can only get married if they pay the price of planting five trees. Divorce is more expensive, costing twenty five trees!

Indonesia has been heavily criticised for its high rate of deforestation and district officials say the programme is aimed at combating global warming.

Be thankful that you still have a choice of how to green your own wedding here in the West!

Read the full story at the BBC.

Published: 05-12-2007

Published By: Rosie


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