A New York Times Article on environment and discriminatory practices

Since When Have Trees Existed Only for Rich Americans highlights the extreme variation in tree coverage in large cities where the rich have 50% more greenery in their environment than the lower-income communities.

Stemming from discriminatory “redlining” policies of the past, the minimal greenery for impoverished American communities impacts everything from mental health to social connections to economic opportunities.

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