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Research Confirms Urban Trees Lower Crime Rate, Boost Economy


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, urban trees, protection )

Cher
- 792 days ago - greenerideal.com
Environmental concerns don't simply address issues of pollution (airborne, noise or visual pollution). Indeed, these are all important aspects worth addressing, especially when it comes to living in urban areas.



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Teresa W. (702)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 6:04 am
good news
 

Nyack Clancy (451)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 6:22 am
Interesting- noted, Thanks-
 

Brian M. (202)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 8:53 am
Urban trees really are quite cool: they are stylish and they do lower the temperature in neighborhoods.
 

Patrick Donovan (319)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 9:07 am
It sounds very simple to me: where would you rather live - a concrete jungle or a green haven. Trees have disappeared from inner cities because it is cheaper for landlords and city governments to not have to pick up lives and do the rest of tree maintenance. The rich getter richer and the poor get p*ssed on.
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 12:53 pm
noted, thank you Cher
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 1:08 pm
interesting thanx
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 1:13 pm
noted,thanks.
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 1:31 pm
This makes a lot of sense - thanks
 

Christeen Anderson (549)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 1:46 pm
Noted with interest. Thank you.
 

Melania Padilla (185)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 2:17 pm
Love trees, thanks for posting this interesting article
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 2:32 pm
They are one of the nicest things about walking aroungd Greenwich Village, NYC-and of course Central Park.
 

paula eaton (30)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 3:07 pm
Thanks.
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 3:25 pm
The more trees we plant the better, and the more beautiful, and aromatic urban areas become. Nothing is nicer than walking down a tree lined street!! I feel people are friendlier than in the 'paradise that is paved'.
Thank you for this article Cher.
 

Jerry B. (120)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 3:29 pm
Noted we need all the trees we can get, great news..thanks Cher!
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 4:14 pm
noted & read
 

Michael Kirkby (86)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 5:24 pm
That's what I like about Toronto - lots of trees and plants.
 

Tal H. (8)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 6:17 pm
Thanks for the share!
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 6:20 pm
Love the trees in our neighborhood.
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 8:50 pm
Trees are peaceful, green and when you see them in abundance - it makes you feel better about things in general. Thanks Cher.
 

Jacqueline Moore (29)
Thursday October 18, 2012, 11:24 am
Love this article, thank you for sharing! Great to read....
 

lori c. (29)
Thursday October 18, 2012, 4:04 pm
Interesting!
 

Sheri J. (16)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 9:21 am
I live in a neighborhood where it is full of plants and trees and our crime rate is low.
 

Sheri J. (16)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 9:22 am
Cher, you always send us some good news. Keep it rolling!
 
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