- Elon Musk promised to donate one million trees to #TeamTrees, a campaign launched by YouTuber Jimmy Donaldson, otherwise known as "MrBeast". a "cool" campaign and asking "where the trees are planted" and "what kind of trees". After explaining, Musk replied in the thread, "Okay, sounds legal, will donate 1M trees."
- Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey also made a significant contribution to the campaign after Musk by donating 150,000 trees to the cause of tree planting. YouTube also plans to match the next million dollars donated to TeamTrees through the YouTube Donate button, Donaldson wrote in a tweet .
- According to the campaign website, one dollar is the equivalent of one tree and each
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Elon Musk has negligently made a major contribution to the YouTuber tree planting campaign.
Musk promised to donate one million trees to #TeamTrees, a campaign started by YouTuber Jimmy Donaldson, otherwise known as MrBeast. The tech giant caught the wind of the campaign on Monday, in response to Donaldson's tweet, called the campaign "cool" and asked "where the trees are planted" and "what kind of trees."
After explanation Musk answered Tuesday
Donaldson responded to Musk's tweet by calling him "Treelon Musk", prompting Tesla's CEO to change his Twitter name to "Treelon" and make his profile picture a picture of a forest. He also tweets, "For the Tree", in connection with a character from "The Lord of the Rings"
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey also made a significant contribution to the campaign by donating 150,000 trees to the cause of tree planting. YouTube also plans to match the next million dollars donated to TeamTrees through the YouTube Donate button, Donaldson wrote in a tweet .
Musk's massive donation comes after reports that he was "financially illiquid," after a recent defamation case. Musk is worth about $ 23.6 billion, though most of its net worth is in the form of shares in his companies, SpaceX and Tesla.
Donaldson's social media followers challenged him in May 2019 to raise money to plant 20 million trees by next year to mark the achievement of a 20 million subscription stage on Youtube.  Donaldson has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation, the longest running NP About planting trees to expand the venture According to the campaign's website, one dollar is equivalent to one tree and each tree will be "planted in a variety of forests on public and private lands in areas of great need."
Among major donors (other than Musk) are a YouTuber colleague, and former NASA engineer Mark Robert and the YouTuber Jeffree Star beauty donated 50,000 trees. EDM musician Alan Walker donated 100,001 trees in an effort to overtake the number one spot that Donaldson held to encourage donors to contribute more.
The campaign raised nearly $ 8 million as of Tuesday night.