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Wendy Koch, USA TODAY Ten U.S. cities have thriving urban forests — parks, trails, gardens — that clean the air, attract tourists, boost property values and reduce energy costs, a federally funded survey finds. Survey says U.S. cities find green spaces have multiple benefits. The 10 best cities for urban […]

The 10 best U.S. cities for urban forests

For many people, thinking about the future conjures images from movies like Blade Runneror Mad Max: a post-apocalyptic dystopia stripped of nature and human kindness. We seem drawn to that flame, but it’s a dangerous fixation. There are many reasons for the attraction – global threats to the environment, economic hard times, […]

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