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The best trees to reduce air pollution

Vittoria Traverso,2020-May 4

BBC Future Planet

Cities come at the price of their green space' adding to the opening statement of the article, the vegetation provides habitat for wildlife and people as well as clean air for all. Plants are often called the lungs of the ecosystem as they purify the air. In most cities, the plan is to increase the urban forests or tree cover to improve the quality of air in the city. Researchers also say that it depends on the different types of trees. Trees with denser canopies and wider leaves are better at absorbing pollutants than smaller ones.

Tags: Air pollution, climate mitigation

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