China is about to get its first vertical forest

The Bosco Verticale (vertical forest) towers are seen in Milan, August 29, 2015. Long the ugly sister to Florence, Venice and Rome, Italy's business capital Milan is enjoying a renaissance, its once drab skyline coming to life and a new creative vibrancy emerging. Picture taken August 29, 2015. To match Feature ITALY-MILAN/      REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo - RTX1RNXE

Vertical forests could be a welcome respite for China's polluted cities. Image: REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

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