on July 23, 2012
In March 2008, a study showed a correlation between tree density and income in urban areas. Now, more than ever before, it’s easy to see this phenomenon for yourself. A recent article on mashable.com uses Google maps to document the contrast between low-income and high-income areas in some of the world’s largest urban areas.
Visit Google maps to see if you can see a difference in canopy cover between neighborhoods in your city.