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Bangkok tree surgeon Taradon Tunduan on why making the capital greener is not just a matter of planting new trees

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There are many ways in which Bangkok could be made greener. The policy of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, for example, has long favoured the annual procurement and planting of small trees around the city. 

Taradon Tunduan at his home.

Real estate companies are likely to opt for the shortcut of buying mature trees and planting them in the grounds of their properties. Radical greenies, meanwhile, launch fierce campaigns against the cutting down of existing trees.

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