“Delhi’s green cover is below international standards, but experts say it can do better by planting right species.
NEW DELHI: Delhi has a per capita green cover of about 22 sqm (square metres) when the global standard ought to be 25sqm to 100sqm. Every year Delhi may be recording a marginal rise in green cover, but experts say there is room for much more. This is where urban forests like Tilpath Valley, where one lakh saplings will be planted on Sunday, play a role in offering multiple ecological services to polluted cities like Delhi.”
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