New York City Mapped All of its Trees and Calculated the Economic Benefits of Every Single One

ArchDaily has analysis of some information that will blow your mind:

The 653,000+ trees in NYC generate $111,000,000+ worth of benefits to the city and residents per year.

Access the interactive map here and see for yourself how much impact a single tree can have to its environment. Even a city!

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We’re only starting to grasp the important role trees play in our environment, which makes deforestation even more of a threat.

Further Reading:

The Hidden Life of Trees

This is How Animal Agriculture Causes Deforestation

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