Posts Tagged ‘urbanization’

The Effect of Urbanization on Mental Health

December 18, 2014

An exploration of how green space in cities effects mental health, focusing on suicide. Unemployment is also looked at. Sara Pepkin (Queens College), Rachel Smalle (College of Staten Island) Dr. Liu, Maggie Dickinson (Cross Campus Section) College of Staten Island Urbanization, Mental Health, Suicide, Unemployment, Green Space

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Impact of Urbanization in New York City

December 11, 2014

Around 75,000 years ago, in the last ice age, New York City, like most places on Earth was covered with ice. 15,000 years ago, ice began to retreat, exposing gneiss and marble bedrock that eventually bloom to become wetlands, fields, and forests that support 55 different ecological environment and 2,177 plant species. With urbanization comes […]

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