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Plant trees to tackle climate change

Saturday, September 2, 2017

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Plant trees to tackle climate change

Trees are vital to the future of our planet as they soak up carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/nov/26/trees-to-combat-climate-change Wherever you live in the world please think about where you can plant more trees – they are beautiful and easy to look after as long as you choose the right tree for the right soil […]

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Trees for Cities

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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Trees for Cities

Interesting facts about trees from  the Arbor Day Foundation: * A mature leafy tree produces as much oxygen in a season as 10 people inhale in a year. *A single mature tree can absorb carbon dioxide at a rate of 48 lbs./year and release enough oxygen back into the atmosphere to support 2 human beings.” http://chemistry.about.com/od/environmentalchemistry/f/oxygen-produced-by-trees.htm […]

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