Thursday, July 16, 2009


A great story in today's New York Times so clearly illustrates the value of nature in economic restoration. Here's an example that takes you right back to the realization that, when given a choice, we almost always seek water, green spaces over that which "civilization" and industrialization tell us we want.

It's a story about the restoration of a stream, entombed in concrete under a highway for 60 years, in Seoul, Korea, and the societal, economic and political benefits which have flowed both literally and figuratively from its restoration.

Here's the link:"

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