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Environmental activists chain themselves to a cottonwood tree in Stuttgart, Germany

Photo: Marijan Murat

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Environmental activists chain themselves to a cottonwood tree in Stuttgart, Germany, on Sept. 5.

Some 50 activists opposing the Stuttgart 21 underground railway project chained themselves to trees, which are to be felled for the heavily disputed project with a price tag of 4.1 billion euros.