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The findings suggest that urban forestry does have the ability to redistribute the environmental, economic, and psychosocial benefits of tree cover to poor communities. Additionally, participation in urban forestry in South Africa is shown to have the capacity to tackle social inequalities that continue to recreate green-space inequality.

Zoe Gauld

Gauld, Z. (2015). Planting trees, planting hope: an analysis of the role of urban forestry in addressing environmental inequality in Cape Town. Dissertation. University of Cape Town.

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