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Cemetery candles: Tradition causing ecological disaster

Ljubljana, 30 October - Slovenians use as many as 16 million candles a year to decorate graves, which ranks the country third in the world per capita. However, the tradition of honouring the dead in this way, which is especially prominent around All Saints' Day, could cause an ecological disaster.

Ljubljana
Cemetery candles lit on All Saint's Day.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA
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