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Julia Taddei

Corporate legal counsel | MBA in The Hague

The story of the biggest urban forest in the world: Floresta da Tijuca

PRESENTED ON FEB 29, 2016
IN MAASTRICHT @ VOL 29

Do you know where is the biggest urban forest in the world? It's in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! The backyard of the house where Julia Taddei grew up is part of this forest, called Floresta da Tijuca.

Julia tells you more about the relationship between the "Cariocas", the inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro, with the forest, and the fact that it is not a native forest but rather the result of a major reforestation project undertaken around 150 years ago.

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