In Baltimore, the gods will not save you — but the trees will | Grist

Here is a follow-up on the tree post of a couple a days ago “You can identify poor neighborhoods from space”  In Baltimore, the gods will not save you — but the trees will | Grist.

According to the study, a 10 percent increase in trees roughly equaled a 12 percent decrease in crime. “It’s really pretty striking how strong this relationship is,” says Austin Troy, director of the University of Vermont’s Transportation Research Center and lead author of the study, published in the June issue of the journal Landscape and Urban Planning.

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