18:29 GMT03 July 2020
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    According to various estimates, from 15,000 up to 30,000 people attended the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate rally last Friday, which took place on Bristol's College Green.

    The residents of Bristol are angry at popular eco-activist Greta Thunberg after her supporters ruined the city's historic green.

    Tens of thousands of people attended a climate change rally where Thunberg gave a speech before leading a march around Bristol.   

    In rainy weather, much of the grass where people stood turned into mud. 

    A fundraiser was set up after the rally, with some people calling on the organisers to compensate for the damaged green.

    Jon Usher, head of partnerships of Bristol-based charity Sustrans, who set up a GoFundMe page, said, as quoted by BBC: 

    "I did it knowing how important the green is to our staff as a place to go in the spring and summertime. I thought it would be nice to give something back to the city."

    The aftermath of the Bristol rally has been widely discussed on social media.

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