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Discover news, insights, field notes, our pocket forests, and beyond

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Today, concrete outweighs the carbon mass of every tree, bush and shrub on this planet.

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Plant Consciousness

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SUGi Pockets Forests for Nature Deficit Disorder

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Connecting with Nature

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An oasis for laughter

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What are disaster proofing forests?

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Urban Trees Grow Faster

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Why coastal forests are so important

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Why we need diversity?

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Nippon Steel Forest: Transforming Industrial Wastelands

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The Meiji Jingu Shrine

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The Metro Forest Bangkok, Thailand

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SUGi Pocket Forest: Urban Heat Profile

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Winners: SUGi x NAVA Photography Contest - 2023

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SUGi Tree Guide: Tree Shapes

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Urban Acupuncture in London

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SUGi Talks Podcast

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Pocket Forests cool cities.

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Building immunity through biodiversity

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Pocket Forests prevent floods

Diverse forests absorb more CO2

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Are you plant blind?

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Trees are ecosystems

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What is the Miyawaki method?

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The Women of SUGi

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Why we create Urban Forests

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Why we plant densely

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The Chipko movement

Trees can suffer from loneliness

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The Tree of Life

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Work with us: Content Producer / Project Manager

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Trees for bees

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SUGi Impact Report ­— 2022

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Forest gardens of North America

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Atlas Mountains forest

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Hunter gatherer ancestors of Mesolithic Europe

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The Ziarat juniper forest

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Why do we need biodiverse forest ecosystems to combat climate change?

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Winners: SUGi x NAVA Photography Contest

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The Atlantic Hazelwoods

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Maya Forest Gardens

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Church Forest, Ethiopia

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Where can you plant a Miyawaki Forest?

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Why do urban trees grow faster?

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Ghaf Trees

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What is forest transpiration?

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Cool Caterpillars

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Why do diverse forests store more carbon?

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What is companion planting?

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SUGi Fellowship 2022 — Finalist

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Temperate Rainforest

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Urban Tree Cover

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Oak Trees — The kings of biodiversity

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Meet the Judges — SUGi X NAVA Photography contest

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What makes Miyawaki Forests unique?

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What is an ecosystem?

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What is 'Holon'?

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Why is soil preparation important in the Miyawaki Method?

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SUGi x NAVA Photography Contest

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The Miyawaki Method step by step

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The Fanal Forest

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Spring season has sprung

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What is biodiversity?

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SUGi Fellowship 2022

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What is soil compaction?

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Celebrating the Women of SUGi

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Children need nature to thrive

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Forests are social

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The Sugi Tree ( 杉 )

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Why we need forest cover?

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Why we use the Miyawaki Method

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Why we need forest diversity?

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Earthworms close up

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Urban Forest and The Miyawaki Method

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SUGi Impact Report ­— 2021

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SUGi at COP26 - Taking Direct Action

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A New Type of Forestry: Managing Forests as Communities?

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Weeds or Pioneering Plants?

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Urban Forests can Help Cities Adapt to the Impacts of Climate Change

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The rare species advantage

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Why we need urban forests

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The Miyawaki Method for Creating Forests