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Trees and Pollution


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Emerging research shows that if plants and trees are planted in certain locations, they can make air pollution worse. The plants emit isoprenes which combine with man-made pollutants to create ozone.

First Broadcast: 2012
Producer: Vince Patton
Producer: Ed Jahn
Videographer/Editor: Nicholas Fisher
Videographer: Michael Bendixen

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Trees and Air Quality
EPA: Trees and Air Pollution
Health Trees, Healthy People

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Kite Festival; Trees and Pollution; Ultralight Hiking (2312)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2312
Original Broadcast: March 1, 2012