India’s Rural Development Agency is planting 2 billion trees along its highways – boosting youth employment and improving air quality. India has over 62,000 miles of roads, and the agency plans to employ 300,000 young people to plant the trees. Recent studies have shown that trees can reduce particulate air pollution by up to 60% – to say nothing of their carbon sequestration potential.


Ten floating islands have been placed in Regent’s Canal to provide pockets of wetland and wildflower habitat for central ...


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