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No.28/ Why cities need trees?

28th TED-ED – TAW coproduction

Synopsis:By 2050, it’s estimated that over 65% of the world will be living in cities. We may think of nature as being unconnected to our urban spaces, but trees have always been an essential part of successful cities. Humanity has been uncovering these arboreal benefits since the creation of our first cities thousands of years ago. So what makes trees so important to a city’s survival? Stefan Al explains.

View full lesson: What happens if you cut down all of a city’s trees? – Stefan Al

Length: 05 min 25 sec

Release Date: Apr 24, 2020

Educator: Stefan Al

Director: Mette Ilene Holmriis

Narrator: Addison Anderson

Animator: Mette Ilene Holmriis

Compositor: Christen Bach

Producer: The Animation Workshop, Bethany Cutmore-Scott 

Music: Adam Alexander

Sound Designer: Adam Alexander

Director of Production: Gerta Xhelo

Editorial Producer: Alex Rosenthal

Associate Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler

Script Editor: Alex Gendler

Fact-checker Eden Girma

About Mette: Mette Ilene Holmriis is a Copenhagen based animator and director with a passion for bringing characters to life. She graduated from The Animation Workshop in 2009 and has been working in feature films as well as commercial and games with international clients and partners.