Miley Cyrus criticized for posing on protected Joshua trees

The Hill

April 3, 2019

Geary Hund, the executive director for the Mojave Desert Land Trust, warned that Joshua trees have shallow root systems that can be easily damaged by additional weight.

“We ask that Miley Cyrus consider her status as a public figure and remove this photo from her social media accounts in order to educate others and to prevent potential damage to Joshua trees,” Hund wrote in a statement.

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