The city of trees

Dopolni vsako prazno mesto z eno besedo. / Fill in each gap with one missing word.

Manchester in England has an ambitious plan to plant three million trees. The project is __________ (1) the “City of Trees”. The director says it __________ (2) three aims: “One is to plant three million trees – a tree for __________ (3) man, woman and child – __________ (4) the next 25 years. Next, we are…bringing existing woodland into management because __________ (5) is no point in planting new woodland if you can’t manage __________ (6) you’ve got already. Finally, we want to engage people a lot more in their natural environment – in planting trees [and] understanding more __________ (7) the benefits that trees and woodlands bring __________ (8) our society.”

The director explained more about the environmental project. He said: “Manchester wants to be a world-class city region. We have a lot of fantastic development…but the natural environment needs to keep up __________ (9) that.” He said it will reconnect people with trees and the natural world, as well as provide health benefits. He said trees would reduce air and noise __________ (10). He also said: “They can also help cities and towns become more resilient to climate change both in terms of things like reducing the urban heat island effect and also reducing…flooding.”

(Adapted from on 24 January 2017)

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