Megacity trees yield mega benefits

Megacity trees yield mega benefits

As of 2016, almost 10% of the global population – 722 million people – lived in megacities, defined as cities with more than 10 million residents each. We usually think of such teeming metropolises as purely human-designed environments: all straight, hard edges of...
As a city grows, its impact on rivers doesn’t have to

As a city grows, its impact on rivers doesn’t have to

Throughout history, cites and towns have often been established along the banks of rivers, because these waterways provided a source of drinking water, power, and transport links to other communities. The effects of our settlements on those riverbanks – on terrestrial...