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Urban trees have potential to damage air quality.


 
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:48 am    Post subject: Urban trees have potential to damage air quality. Reply with quote

A recent report shows that planting Urban trees can worsen Air quality due to VOcs being released.
http://www.es.lancs.ac.uk/people/cnh/UrbanTreesBrochure.pdf

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/the-city-trees-that-pose-a-threat-to-human-health-1.2548050
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 21, 2016 7:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

interesting to note that the trees with the potential to worsen air quality include mainly trees you don't often see planted in urban areas - oaks and willows.
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