green lung

Related to green lung: Green heart, black lung

green lung

n
(Environmental Science) an area of parkland within a town or city, considered in terms of the healthier environment it provides
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Resident Green Belt gardeners, Harry and Pat Cook, led a team of local volunteers and staff from the council's Green Space contractors, id verde, to plant the fruit trees, saying "it is great to have local people giving their time freely to enhance this important green lung within our town".
amp;ldquo;In the dense urban context of the Avenue de France, we felt the need to create a green lung for the city,” the studio said.
This is controversial as the Town Moor is an essential green lung for Newcastle.
The format of this Regional RUP arose the opportunity to develop a green lung of 9 hectares in the highly urbanized and petrified Bissegem.
All fingers crossed that the deal is done to help safeguard this beauty spot and green lung for future generations.
While the emperor's official residence is strictly off-limits, large parts of its sprawling grounds are open and provide a welcome green lung in densely-concreted Tokyo, attracting around 10,000 runners every day.
The pounds 65million scheme would change the Paris skyline forever and turn the Iron Lady into a green lung for the city, say the plan's backers.
uk Brenda Thompson, Middlesbrough Council's executive councillor for public health and sport, said: "Middlesbrough's parks and open spaces play a vital role as the town's Green Lung.
At the time, it was truly a bucolic green lung,' he recalls fondly.
The park is a dense green lung studded with small, object buildings that form a suitably picturesque array in the landscape.
The land round Gosforth Nature Reserve should be treated as prime green lung for the city.
Which is why it's there, of course, to provide a green lung for residents and somewhere for children to play out.