A girl hugs a tree at the first Tree-hugging World Championships in the HaliPuu Forest, Levi, Finland. Photo: Eat Shoot DriveA girl hugs a tree at the first Tree-hugging World Championships in the HaliPuu Forest, Levi, Finland. Photo: Eat Shoot Drive
A girl hugs a tree at the first Tree-hugging World Championships in the HaliPuu Forest, Levi, Finland. Photo: Eat Shoot Drive

Tree-hugging now has a world champion – and you can join in online, too

  • An Italian was crowned champion at the Tree-hugging World Championships in Levi, Finland, for her ‘convincingly caring and insightfully profound’ hugs
  • An online competition where people can upload photos of themselves or someone they know hugging a tree is running until August 29

Topic |   Conservation
A girl hugs a tree at the first Tree-hugging World Championships in the HaliPuu Forest, Levi, Finland. Photo: Eat Shoot DriveA girl hugs a tree at the first Tree-hugging World Championships in the HaliPuu Forest, Levi, Finland. Photo: Eat Shoot Drive
A girl hugs a tree at the first Tree-hugging World Championships in the HaliPuu Forest, Levi, Finland. Photo: Eat Shoot Drive
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