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When you think of cities, trees probably aren’t the first things that come to mind. But did you know that trees are a vital part of creating healthy urban spaces? Urban forests have been used for thousands of years to keep city-dwellers healthy, and now we are rediscovering their benefits!
How could a tiny island change the way the world thinks about tackling the problems of balancing economic prosperity with the environment? What connection does deforestation have to clean water, food security, and education? Here are a few reasons why our climate future isn’t as bleak as we so often hear!
After a near-death experience, arborist David Milarch embarked on a mission to use some of the planet’s oldest and most resilient trees to solve one of our future’s greatest problems. This is his remarkable story.
What’s more beautiful than a tree with its sprawling limbs pressed against a blue sky, or a tangle of leafy branches creating a cooling shade, sparkling with late afternoon light? Let’s have a quiet look at the wonder of trees…