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date: 05 April 2020

Urban Vegetation  

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
JIANG GaomingJIANG Gaoming, BO WenjingBO Wenjing

Urban vegetation includes all types of plant life found in city environments, from preexisting native species to those introduced to improve landscapes. It is found in urban forests and parks, along roadsides, around ponds and streams, and even in vacant lots. Properly managed urban vegetation can help reduce air pollution, noise, and dust, and add oxygen and visual appeal to otherwise bland cityscapes. ...

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