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Tree Canopy

January 19, 2021, 9am PST
Los Angeles County partners with The Tree Pledge and the Radical Resilience Lab to strategically plant trees where they are most needed.
PRNewswire
November 24, 2020, 9am PST
Google has unveiled a new tool called Tree Canopy Lab in an effort to keep cities like Los Angeles cool by helping them to know where to plant more trees.
The Verge
October 13, 2020, 11am PDT
Former University of Hawaii professor Tom Dinell makes a case for the need for more trees in Honolulu, with recommendations that can be applied in other cities as well.
Honolulu Civil Beat
October 7, 2020, 7am PDT
Data collected from 13 million tree planting records in 473 urban areas across 73 countries provides insight into the role of urban trees in biodiversity conservation.
Cosmos Online
October 6, 2020, 6am PDT
The forthcoming Boston Urban Forestry Plan is expected to support communities that have been disproportionately exposed to environmental stressors.
Smart Cities Dive
August 31, 2020, 8am PDT
As part of the Trillion Trees Initiative, cities across the country are pledging to plant trees and restore urban forests to fight climate change and cool off disadvantaged communities.
Bloomberg CityLab
August 28, 2020, 6am PDT
A road project in Boston involves removing hundreds of mature trees. Residents say the plan is an environmental justice issue.
The Boston Globe
August 26, 2020, 10am PDT
The country’s history of racist and segregationist housing policies is affecting vulnerable low-income communities of color that are bearing the brunt of climate change impacts.
The New York Times
December 10, 2019, 1pm PST
Philadelphia's new "Tree Canopy Assessment" both records the damage of the past decade and makes the case for a new path forward when in comes to prioritizing the city's tree canopy.
WHYY
October 16, 2019, 1pm PDT
The city of Cleveland will hope to reap environmental and economic rewards by spending $1 million a year to regrow its tree canopy.
Cleveland.com
August 15, 2019, 11am PDT
Parts of the city desperately need more trees, but some residents worry about the long-term effects of tree planting in neighborhoods.
Crosscut
January 2, 2019, 2pm PST
Dallas's resiliency plan analyzed the best ways to combat heat in every neighborhood.
Governing Magazine
November 7, 2018, 1pm PST
The city of San Antonio has a lot of money to spend on trees but not a lot of places to plant them.
San Antonio Express-News
May 25, 2018, 9am PDT
A recent study found that Seattle's tree coverage shrank from 2010-2015, but the city has a goal to cover 30 percent of the city with trees by 2037.
The Urbanist
February 16, 2018, 12pm PST
Advocates and politicians are mustering ideas and support for new tree ordinances that line up with the city's climate goals.
KUOW
May 3, 2017, 12pm PDT
A research study has found that increasing house sizes in the Los Angeles area have drastically reduced the number of trees shading the region's landscapes—regardless of geographic location of socioeconomic status.
EurekAlert
November 11, 2015, 10am PST
More and more evidence has emerged in recent years about the many benefits of trees in urban environments. Every now and then, however, a study finds evidence that tress might not always be as benevolent as they seem.
The Conversation
July 1, 2014, 7am PDT
Call them teardowns, infill, or McMansions, the affluent suburb of Decatur, Georgia is dealing with growing concern about neighborhood character and tree canopy as property owners adopt the trend toward new, large houses in existing neighborhoods.
Atlanta Creative Loafing
April 29, 2013, 7am PDT
In Washington D.C., double the amount of residents in affluent areas live among plentiful green spaces. Lessening the disparity will require the cooperation of private property owners, not all of whom see more trees as a good thing.
The Washington Post