Actor Park Hae-jin donates 20,000 trees to combat air pollution in China

by KnowingKorea

Actor Park Hae-jin has donated 20,000 trees and began a tree planting project with his fans in China to try and help combat the growing issue of air pollution caused by fine dust, which often blows over to South Korea.

For his efforts he became the first Korean to recieve honorary Chinese citizenship. In a press interview, he explained that “as the issue of fine dust becomes more serious around the world, I realized just how precious the freedom to be able to breath really is.”