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Nature, because the city is worth it

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31 oktober 2018

Nature is something that we need desperately in cities for things like draining rainwater and tempering the heat. Trees provide cleaner air, bees pollinate flowers, and greenery has been proven to be good for our well-being. Furthermore, nature is valuable in and of itself. This is why Wageningen researchers are working on projects involving threatened animal and plant species in the city, tiny forests, nature-inclusive construction, urban agriculture, and green business parks. “There is lots going on, but there are still substantial barriers.”