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How Could Urban Planning Forge New Urban-Nature Relations?

And help save both nature and humans.

A couple resting on a park bench enjoying the view of skyscrapers in Bangkok.
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We have long known about the imbalance between urban and rural areas. This imbalance is changing in character as more people move into urban areas. Yet, this is not the only reason.

From the point of view of definition, rural areas are geographical areas with low human density…




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Semida Silveira

Semida Silveira

Prof. at Cornell Univ. Founder of Sustainable Vision. Writing about sustainable development and societal transformation.

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