Busan city said yesterday it has planted 387,000 new trees this year.
It carried out a project to create “City of forests, Busan” with a budget of 74.3 billion won this year.
130,000 more trees will be planted within the first half of next year.
There are three types of forests for the project that the city is pursuing: environment forest, living forest, and ecological forest.
They differ in how the trees are laid out, type of trees or plants, and the functions of the trees – whether they are to reduce localized fine dust or alleviate urban heat island.