Trees planted as part of the 1 Billion Trees programme in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Michael Tatarski Trees planted as part of the 1 Billion Trees programme in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Michael Tatarski
Trees planted as part of the 1 Billion Trees programme in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Michael Tatarski
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As Vietnam fights climate change, has it missed the wood for a billion trees?

  • The country is to plant 1 billion trees nationwide by 2025, but its decision to plant most of them in urban areas is perplexing to some
  • While the trees may alleviate urban pollution, experts say if the goal is to mitigate the impact of floods and landslides caused by tropical storms it would be better to plant them in forests

Topic |   Environment
Trees planted as part of the 1 Billion Trees programme in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Michael Tatarski Trees planted as part of the 1 Billion Trees programme in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Michael Tatarski
Trees planted as part of the 1 Billion Trees programme in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Michael Tatarski
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