Sarajevo and the Importance of Trees

Do whatever you can to stop the killing, to bring about peace, and then bring us trees.


In 1992, the city of Sarajevo had 26,111 trees. Three years of war later, only 6,117 remained. Kemal Kurspahic, the editor in chief of a Sarajevo newspaper, articulated the importance of trees in the city. His first wish was for peace. The second thing on his list-- trees.

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