UBC Undergraduate Research

Urban forestry : trees are not just for aesthetics Chan, Andy

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In this paper, the author will go through a few benefits urban forestry can provide in a community. The sections are broken down into environmental, air, health, and community health. Each section will describe different ways trees can benefit. From widely known benefits of trees such as providing shade to really obscure facts such as decreasing crime rates, and improving health recovery times. As well, the paper will mention Hong Kong’s state of urban forestry and suggestions from the author as to how it should advance. Ultimately, the goal of the paper is to aware readers of benefits of urban forestry and stressing its important.

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