Website Credits

Photo credits

We would like to thank the following individuals for their photo contributions to this website:

Andrew JK Tan: “LEARN” landing page, photo of green and red leaves of a Ketapang tree.

Fannie Foong: “LEARN – Benefits of Trees” page, banner photo of people exercising in Singapore Botanic Gardens.

Tan TS: “LEARN – Urban Tree Care” page, photo of Heritage Tembusu tree with tree support system.

Hoong Wei Shiang: “EXPLORE” landing page, banner photo of Swan Lake at Singapore Botanic Gardens.



Benefits of Trees

Roy, S., Byrne, J., and Pickering, C. 2012. A systematic quantitative review of urban tree benefits, costs, and assessment methods across cities in different climatic zones. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 11: 351-363.

World Health Organization. 2016. Urban green spaces and health. World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen.

Tree Carbon Sequestration Information

International Energy Agency. 2016. CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion: Highlights (2016 edition). IEA Publishing, Paris. (This work is partially based on data of per capita emissions by sector, developed by the International Energy Agency, © OECD/IEA 2017, but the resulting work has been prepared by the National Parks Board and does not necessarily reflect the views of the International Energy Agency.)

Tan, P.Y., Yeo, B., Yip, W.X., and Lua, H.K. 2009. Carbon Storage and Sequestration by urban trees in Singapore. Centre of Urban Greenery and Ecology, National Parks Board, Singapore.