sami shahid
4 min readMay 23, 2021


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Greenery is the trees, flowers, grass, and all the plants surrounding us. As the day by day

increase in world population greenery is being depleted and the world is getting

transformed into a concrete jungle.

Greenery plays a strategic role in making the world more feasible. Plants provide essential biodiversity, ecosystem services, carbon sequestration and helps to reduce the Urban Heat Island effect. They cool the air, provide oxygen, remove harmful gases and air pollutants, and keep the air moist.

It is very important to preserve the existing greenery, we need to grow a huge amount of trees and plants for the existence of human beings on this planet.


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Benefits of Greenery in Contemporary City

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Nowadays, we can say that the main part of the world population is living in cities, and greenery is used as a landmark in urban areas…

Most of the cities are designed in such a way that most of the city is beautified with trees and plants which makes it look embellish.

Greenery has a great effect on physical and mental health as well as it has a great effect on eyesight. Greenery helps to fight against pollution. A walk in the greenery has the power to alleviate your stress and to relax.

Walking for one hour in greenery provides you with fresh oxygen which is a basic need of living things. Breathing pure oxygen helps you to…

  • increase energy levels.
  • improve mood.
  • improve concentration.
  • improve sports performance.
  • reduce stress.
  • provide relief for headaches and migraines.
  • promote better sleep.


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Greenery has a great benefit to pregnant mothers and their babies. Grass, trees, and plants of all kinds reduce air pollution. When you spend most of the time in an open environment you must be breathing in a fresh environment. By the consumption of pure oxygen, you will be fresh and active for any kind of activity. But this is only possible when your environment is healthy in simple word we can say that

If there is more greenery life becomes easier.


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The cooling effect of greenery cover over a building

According to the research of NASA, Earth is greener today than 20 years before in the 1980s. The two countries that work most for the greenery came as a surprise to us. We found China and India. Trees and plants help to cool the climate by absorbing the heat from the environment, therefore in green areas due to the trees heat is absorbed and the environment becomes cool.

Forests are the lifelines for the earth as most of the green area of earth map is recognized as forests,” says Meg Lowman, a director of the Janeiro State University in Brazil.

What should we do?

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pollinator-friendly plants.

Modern Compact Cities: How Much Greenery Do We Need?

Pollinators is a project for everyone; you don’t need a garden or green fingers to be able to grow a plant that will help our struggling butterflies and bees. Pollination is a process through which pollinators like butterflies, moths, and other pollinators transfer the pollen grains from the male anther of a flower to the female stigma. Help the pollinator without breaking the bank, By adding a container of nectar plants to your gardens and doorsteps. Protecting our plants starts with you when you change yourself the world will change automatically.

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  1. Add green views within the buildings this will reduce stress and increase concentration and bring a happy mood.
  2. The entrance of the buildings should be surrounded by greenery which allows visitors to experience some nature, as well as it helps for the cleaning and cooling of air
  3. Provide small green spaces near the communities which will help people to relax and get their mind fresh.
  4. Try to retain old trees, Older trees provide greater aesthetic appeal and emotional benefits, as well as exponentially higher ecosystem services like air filtering, cooling, and carbon dioxide removal, in comparison to smaller trees.