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urban forest

n.
The trees and associated organisms existing within a city.
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KARACHI -- For the second time in a year, the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has cancelled its agreement with an entrepreneur, who had started an initiative to convert a decrepit amenity plot located in Clifton into an urban forest.
Speaking to media persons on his visit to Urban Forest Park in Clifton here, Sherzaman said that PTI is in the process of restoring and uplifting the city.
Visiting the proposed site for urban forest near chak 235-RB Niamoana, the DC said the district administration planned to establish urban forest around Faisalabad city,adding,"A comprehensive strategy has been evolved for planting maximum number of trees at three sites around the city".
KARACHI -- The NED University of Engineering and Technology held a ceremony recently to formally launch an urban forest being developed on the campus.
The National Forum for Environment and Health visited Byco's supported Urban Forest and other facilities and reviewed the company's environment and health practices and procedures.
Urban forestry is practiced by municipal and commercial arborists, municipal and utility foresters, environmental policymakers, city planners, consultants, educators, researchers and community activists.In megacity Karachi, very thick urban forest parks could be easily developed along the rain-fed rivers, streams and municipal drainage Nullahs.
FAISALABAD -- :The district administration in collaboration with the private sector will start urban forest at three sites designated in Faisalabad.
But for all the benefits that trees provide Los Angeles city in California, officials still do not hold the urban forest in the same regard as other public infrastructure, like streets and storm drains.
Cascades said the acquired manufacturing plants are Urban Forest Products and Clarion Packaging respectively located in Indiana and Iowa.
Urban Forest Initiative founder Shehzad Qureshi claimed that KMC has cancelled their adoption of the parks, accusing the activists of not working properly on their green campaign.
Pakistan's premier oil Company, Byco Petroleum Pakistan Limited, launched their Green campaign to Make Pakistan Green Again on the nation's 71st Independence Day at a special tree plantation ceremony held at the Urban Forest park in Clifton Karachi.
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