Qiyi City Forest Garden: the “Vertical Forest” in Chinese residential complex that becomes a mosquito-infested jungle

The Qiyi City Forest Garden residential complex in Chengdu, China, was supposed to be a green paradise for its residents…however, two years on, the pictoresque vertical forest concept has turned literally into a nightmare. Back in 2018, the idea of living among dozens of exotic plants proved very exciting for the people of Chengdu, one of China’s most polluted cities, and in fact by April of 2020 all 826 units in the complex had been sold. Apparently, a dream: each unit had up to 20 types of plants growing on…

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#TodayInHistory – October 10

October 10 – Some important events on this day. 354 👉🏼 Roman Emperor Constantius gives grand circus and theater shows to mark 30th year of his reign as Caesar in Arles 680 👉🏼 Al-Hussein and his followers killed at Karbala by army of Yazid, the Umayyad caliph, on the way to Kufa 1780 👉🏼 Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 in the Caribbean, hitting Barbados first. Atlantic’s deadliest recorded hurricane. 1871 👉🏼 The Great Chicago Fire, started on October 8, is finally extinguished after 3 days, leaving approximately…

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