Dolton/other communities welcome newly released interactive map of Chicago’s tree canopy

“When we go to talk to communities,” says Lydia Scott, director of the CRTI, “We say ‘trees reduce crime.’ And then they go, ‘Explain to me how that could possibly be, because that’s the most bizarre thing I’ve ever heard.’”

In Chicago, where more than 2,000 people have been shot this year, scientists are looking at physical features of neighborhoods for solutions…Please click here for Delaney Nolan’s story in the Atlas Obscura.

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