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These Tiny Urban Forests Can Grow into Mature Ecosystems in 20 Years Instead of 200

These are miniature urban forests, also known as Miyawaki forests, that generate 100 times more biodiversity and absorb more CO2. This innovative growing method from the 1970s is the brainchild of Japanese botanist, Akira Miyawaki. He was inspired by the protected areas that thrive around Japanese temples, shrines, and cemeteries.

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