NATIONAL NEWS - Greenpeace International has ranked Durban fifth in the world’s cities with the most trees.
With a 23.7% canopy tree cover, “the warmest place to be” has been given the green thumbs up in a video posted on social media.
“The city has 187 square metres of green space per person,” read the post.
The East coast narrowly beat Johannesburg, which was ranked at number sixth with 6 million trees and 23.6% canopy cover.
Amsterdam was ranked tenth with 20.6% canopy tree cover while Singapore was ranked as the top-tree-loving city with 29.3% canopy cover.
“By 2030, 85% of the population will live within 400 metres of a park,” read the post.