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Green plan to cover Eiffel Tower in plants

A remarkable plan has been revealed by Le Figaro newspaper which could see Paris’ most famous landmark covered in plants.

Starting as early as June 2012, the plan would be to cover the outside of the tower’s structure with 600,000 plants which would then be able to grow for a period of four years.

The plants would add a total of 378 tons to the 327-meter tall structure.

Read the whole story at The Local.