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Cities around the world are depaving their streets to bring back plants and soil

Cities such as Portland in the US, London in the UK or Leuven in Belgium are embracing "depavement" of their roads, digging up concrete to let the soil underneath breath and welcome more vegetation.

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  • George Kariuki

    3 w

    Love this trend of #Depaving cities! Less concrete means more room for trees and plants.

    • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

      3 w

      i am happy to see such big cities realise the mistakes they made before by putting concrete everywhere.Thankyou US and UK for setting the pase

      • Elizabeth Gathigia

        3 w

        Great initiative indeed, the streets will look more beautiful and it will promote biodiversity too

        • johnte ndeto

          3 w

          By removing concrete and allowing soil and vegetation to thrive, these cities are not only beautifying their streetscapes but also promoting biodiversity and improving air quality.

          • Jane Wangui

            3 w

            No matter how insignificant a step may surely will make a huge difference in the future ...this is the way to go.

            • walter lungayi

              3 w

              This is a great initiative!! This innovative approach not only enhances the urban environment but also promotes biodiversity and mitigates the impact of urbanization on ecosystems.

              • Gorffly mokua

                3 w

                @walter_lungayi I completely agree, Such innovative initiatives are a significant step towards creating sustainable environments..💚💚👏

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