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Adopt an olive tree and breathe new life into Spanish village

AFP Teruel, Spain Feb 12, 2019, 02.51 PM (IST)

Oliete, a tiny, 357-strong village in northeastern Spain, would likely have disappeared if it weren't for olive trees. Thanks to a sponsorship system organised by residents, more than 7,000 trees have been given new life, attracting new families to this increasingly deserted rural area.