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#Amelisweerd, #Netherlands: I’m gonna go up the tree

Netherlands: Amelisweerd is a beautiful manor on the outskirts of Utrecht, with centuries-old beeches and the babbling Kromme Rijn ( curvy Rhine, a river), loved by anyone who wants to escape the noise of the city for a while. But Amelisweerd is threatened. The government wants to broaden the A27 highway, which runs right through the area. For this purpose, more than 800 trees, including monumental trees, have to be cut down. In addition, the expansion of the highway will lead to more air pollution, more CO2 and more noise.

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