Madrid’s Metropolitan Forest: a forest belt to reconnect the city’s population with nature
Image by Carolina Madruga on Flickr
The number of people living in metropolises will rise to 3.47 billion by 2035. In other words, 39% of the entire world population. This rapid global urbanisation is taking place alongside countless social, economic and environmental challenges, including climate change, poverty, social inequality, natural disasters and epidemics, to name just a few.