Green defence line around Amsterdam to filter particulates

Ton van Oostwaard is an engineer on a mission. He is trying to clear up the air surrounding the city of Amsterdam, by building a green belt of pollution absorbing plants. Amsterdam is surrounded by an ancient and empty area used for it’s defense, the perfect place to plant those CO2 eating shrubs.

Today Van Oostwaard will presents his plans during his TED talk at TEDxAmsterdam.

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