Trees in Cities: A Breath of Fresh Air

In this post on the Open Voices Blog from Nature Sacred, The Davey Institute provides research proving more trees in urban areas can significantly decrease the negative effects of pollution.

Published Aug. 13, 2013

Nature Sacred

It’s a fact: living in a city or other urban environment means dealing with pollution. But while it may seem unavoidable, there are untapped ways to improve the air quality of our cities. New research from a team including David Nowak and Robert Hoehn from the USDA Forest Service and Satoshi Hirabayashi and Allison Bodine of the Davey Institute has shown that adding more trees in urban areas can help reduce the negative effects of pollution.

For the full post, visit the Nature Sacred website.

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