One Trillion Trees

How planting trees can help address inequality and improve health

Having more urban trees could mean better mental health, longer lives, and better air quality for city dwellers. Image: Ignacio Brosa/Unsplash

Victoria Masterson
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The inequitable distribution of urban trees.
The inequitable distribution of urban trees. Image: NASA

More urban trees could mean longer lives for city residents.
More urban trees could mean longer lives for city residents. Image: NASA

Satellite images show that areas with a fewer urban trees are hotter.
Satellite images show that areas with a fewer urban trees are hotter. Image: NASA

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Higher-income neighbourhoods in the US have more urban trees than lower-income neighbourhoods, environmental organization Nature Conservancy found.
Higher-income neighbourhoods in the US have more urban trees than lower-income neighbourhoods, environmental organization Nature Conservancy found. Image: PLOS ONE

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