Unchopping a Tree: What if Deforestation Were Happening in Your City? Unchopping a Tree: What if Deforestation Were Happening in Your City?
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Unchopping a Tree: What if Deforestation Were Happening in Your City?

by Patrick James

January 13, 2010
How would you react if deforestation was happening outside your window? That's the question behind Maya Lin's visually arresting short video (after the jump) "Unchopping a Tree." Lin takes her lens through some of the world's most incredible arboretums and gardens-from New York's Central Park to Paris's Champs de Mars-each of which would be destroyed in a matter of minutes at current rates of deforestation.[
/vimeo]Learn more at What Is Missing.Via Kottke.
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Unchopping a Tree: What if Deforestation Were Happening in Your City?