We have nothing to fear and a great deal to learn from trees, that vigorous and pacific tribe which without stint produces strengthening essences for us, soothing balms, and in whose gracious company we spend so many cool, silent and intimate hours. --Marcel Proust

The Benefit of Tree-Lined Streets

The Benefit of Tree-Lined Streets

Sep 14, 2008-- Children who live in tree-lined streets have lower rates of asthma, a New York-based study suggests. Columbia University researchers found that asthma rates among children aged four and five fell by 25% for every extra 343 trees per square kilometer. They believe more trees may aid air quality or simply encourage children to play outside. This article from the BBC shares more. (1570 reads)

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