13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Darjeeling, the most popular hill station of West Bengal, india is a favorite tourist spot of millions of people . It is being urbanized at a rapid pace, but to achieve this urbanized life of the city, this beautiful hill station has to sacrifice its treasure , that is the greenery. Deforestation is a common scene here for building the roads, hotels, lodges , buildings etc.Population is increasing as more and more people are settling here to access the facilities of an urban life and millions of tourists visit Darjeeling for the scenic beauty and to feel the fresh air with the hope of a healthy life .but the increasing population, exhausts from transportation vehicles etc are making the city polluted and deforestation is breaking the way to access the fresh, healthy air . To overcome this crisis, the people of the city have come together and have started planting trees in an innovative way with a hope of achieving the access to an urban as well as a healthy life.
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