Boston Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference may have succeeded in spreading his love for nature among his teammates. To commemorate Earth Day 2013, Ference tweeted video of Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton hugging a tree.
— Andrew Ference (@Ferknuckle) April 22, 2013
According to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll, Americans place less importance on environmental issues now than they did in 1971, a year after Earth Day was established. According to the Twitter account of Ference, at least one Canadian has hugged a tree recently. So, there is that.