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In Pics | Here's all you need to know about the Urban Forest project

To mark World Environment Day, the government has launched an urban forest programme in 200 cities across the country.

On World Environment Day, Indian government has launched a project to create urban forest in 200 cities across the country. On June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has launched ‘Nagar Van’ or Urban Forests programme with 200 corporations and cities across India. Government urged people to participate in the initiative and plant trees as they are oxygen tanks. Here are answers to some questions you may have about urban forests. (Image: News18 Creative)
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The central government has launched a project to create urban forest in 200 cities across the country. The government has urged people to participate in the initiative and plant trees. (Image: News18 Creative)

What is an urban forest? (Image: News18 Creative)
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What is an urban forest? (Image: News18 Creative)

Are they similar to forest parks? (Image: News18 Creative)
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Are they similar to forest parks? (Image: News18 Creative)

Who owns an urban forest and where are they located? (Image: News18 Creative)
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Who owns an urban forest and where are they located? (Image: News18 Creative)

Why do we need forests in cities? (Image: News18 Creative)
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Why do we need forests in cities? (Image: News18 Creative)

How tree reduce air pollution? (Image: News18 Creative)
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How tree reduce air pollution? (Image: News18 Creative)

How trees reduce heat? (Image: News18 Creative)
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How trees reduce heat? (Image: News18 Creative)

Which are some of the well-known urban forests? (Image: News18 Creative)
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Which are some of the well-known urban forests? (Image: News18 Creative)

First Published on Jun 5, 2020 08:58 pm
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