Investing in a timber industry for future generations, President Zelenskiy announced yesterday at a national ecology forum a goal to plant 1 billion trees over the three years remaining in his term

. Recently, Ukrainians carried out a national campaign, planting 1 million trees in 24 hours. To plant 1 billion trees, it would be necessary to plant 1 million trees every day for three years. On a more realistic note, President Zelenskiy signed into law yesterday a ban on conventional plastic bags, effective next Jan. 1. Stores are to switch to biodegradable bags.