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More Trees, Happier People

More Trees, Happier People

When cities grow, green space dies. Replanting it has been shown to lift the human spirit.

Carbon Offsets for Urban Trees Are on the Horizon

Carbon Offsets for Urban Trees Are on the Horizon

Austin, Texas, and King County, Washington, are testing carbon credits for planting and protecting urban trees.

Acre For Acre, Urban Trees Can Store As Much Carbon As Tropical Forest

Acre For Acre, Urban Trees Can Store As Much Carbon As Tropical Forest

Trees lining city streets, in public and private gardens, in parks, and in patches of urban woodland do a lot for cities.

Urban Trees: The Key to Liveable and Sustainable Future Cities

Urban Trees: The Key to Liveable and Sustainable Future Cities

As we head towards a future where global populations are set to become increasingly urbanised, it is important to protect and plant urban trees in order to be able to build liveable and sustainable future cities.

Toronto’s ‘Urban Forest’ Worth $14.2-billion, Report Says

Toronto’s ‘Urban Forest’ Worth $14.2-billion, Report Says

More than 34 million trees in the Greater Toronto Area providing canopy cover for 26 per cent of its total land area would cost $14.2-billion to replace, a recent report has found.