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Urban Population Increasing with Decreasing Trees

Countries the world over were recently engaged in commemorating the 2018 edition of the International Forests Day. Celebrated under the theme: “Forests and Sustainable Cities,” this year’s celebration provided a platform for governments and administrators within urban areas in Cameroon and beyond to reflect on the importance of trees in solving urban challenges like air pollution, increasing atmospheric temperature, and water scarcity amongst others. 423 more words

Tree Planting

Out of office: marteloscope training in Bonn

The network of marteloscopes, which was started during the Integrate+ project, is continuously expanding in terms of sites and users. On April 12th, Andreas Schuck from European Forest Institute led a marteloscope exercise in the Jägerhäuschen marteloscope in Kottenforst near Bonn, assisted by me. 374 more words

Integrated Forest Management

New York: Urban forestry for the next century

In New York City, urban forests are heavily used for recreation, reports the article A Plan for New York City’s Forests. Yes, Forests., recently published by The New York Times. 162 more words

'I just can't cope': Elderly Calgary woman wants city to cut down towering tree

A six-decade-old Norway Spruce tree towers in Mary Bereziuk’s Calgary yard.

The 89-year-old planted it for her son at their Calgary home in 1959 when they moved in. 404 more words


How forests can help to build sustainable cities and make them climate-smart

Happy International Day of Forests – and also happy 25th anniversary to European Forest Institute! Check out our new video telling the story how forests can help to build sustainable cities and make them climate-smart. 211 more words

Forest Trends

Working to Become a Tree City

The City of Beavercreek is working to become a Tree City USA. The Tree City USA Program is the framework for a healthy, sustainable urban forestry program with substantial benefits. 362 more words

Danielle Coots

March 12, 2018 Plant A Tree, Create A Neighborhood, Reduce Pollution, Fight Crime. Host Corinne Frugoni Interviews Kemba Shakur, Founder And Director Of Urban Releaf.

Kemba Shakur founded the nonprofit Urban Releaf in 1998 with the goal of transforming some of the poorest most barren parts of Oakland into friendly verdant neighborhoods with tree lined streets. 482 more words