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Feature Story: How smog-eating forests can save our cities

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November 15, 2017:A news article published in Dawn titled ‘How smog-eating forests can save our cities’ investigates the reasons behind high levels of pollution in the urban centres of Pakistan. It exclusively features the comments of Tahir Rasheed, CEO, South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) on the need to have a healthy urban forest cover to protect cities from smog. The writer highlights the role of SPFC in reducing smog as at least 13 million trees will be planted (in 15 years) on SPFC’s project areas that will help to sequester 5.6 million tons of carbon dioxide.

The story can be read here.

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