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Fresh green ideas needed: Experts

  • Indah Setiawati

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, November 2 2010 | 09:57 am
Fresh green ideas needed: Experts

PREMIUM People often complain about scorching heat in Jakarta without realizing that the city has less than half the recommended number of trees it needs to provide shade and create fresh air.

Bambang Sulistyantara, a landscape architecture expert from the Bogor Institute of Agriculture, said a city needs a 4-meter canopy of trees per person.

“The bigger the number of trees, the better the...