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'Pocket parks' are helping Athens tackle pollution

A child runs in a pocket park, in Athens, Greece, March 5, 2021. Picture taken March 5, 2021. REUTERS/Louiza Vradi - RC219M9QXMUV

Temperatures can top 40 degrees Celsius in Athens. Image: REUTERS/Louiza Vradi

Deborah Kyvrikosaios
Writer, Reuters
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View of a pocket park, in Athens, Greece, March 9, 2021. Picture taken March 9, 2021. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Vassilis Triandafyllou - RC219M99P96L
The small parks filled few trees, plants and benches offers some breathing space in the city. Image: REUTERS/Vassilis Triandafyllou
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