Urban Trees Interactive

April 29th, 2011  |  Published in Explore  |  1 Comment

By Edwin Oullette


How does city life affect a tree?¬† Researchers have documented the positive social, economic and health effects that a healthy urban canopy has on human communities. The flip side of those benefits is that city living is hard on trees — from encounters with power lines to increased smog¬†levels. Learn more about the threats to urban forests in this interactive graphic.

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    May 16th, 2011at 12:33 pm(#)

    […] out my sweet tree graphic too! Thanks to Thor for the flash coding. I did the design and illustrations […]