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Resource ID: #18210
Subject: Environment
Source: Atlanta
Date: October


Not long ago Atlanta was truly a "city in a forest," Atlanta Magazine reports. Now all that is changing. "The metro area is losing trees faster than Brazil is losing rainforest." Trees are the first victims of the construction industry. Local governments only support tree preservation when it's politically convenient. "The only way to save trees is to take them out of our peripheral vision and put them in the center of our sight," the magazine says.

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