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Over 3 million people die annually from air pollution. Planting trees can help lower that number.
Read more: http://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2016/11/4/13510352/planting-trees-pollution-heat-waves
Check out The Nature Conservancy report, "Planting Healthy Air": https://global.nature.org/content/healthyair
Trees help improve public health by cleaning and cooling the air around them. As the threat of climate change steadily increases, planting trees is a fairly simple way city leaders can help stem the negative consequences of rising temperatures and increasing population density.
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