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New article in The Fifth Estate on the benefits of urban trees, by Dorina Pojani

Australian planners and city aficionados often joke that, no matter what the problem is, the answer is always “more street trees”. Like most jokes, this is half true. While not a panacea, there are at least nine key reasons street trees can help achieve more than a handful urban planning and public health goals. Read the full piece, by Dorina Pojani (UQ|UP) and Shamshad Karatela (UQ public health) in The Fifth Estate: https://thefifthestate.com.au/urbanism/planning/how-many-trees-equal-a-human-life/

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