Outrider: "Is a River Infrastructure? Experts Say the US is Rediscovering the Value of Natural Systems"

A story about the importance of riverine ecosystem services extensively quotes Fellow Hannah Druckenmiller.

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Dec. 5, 2022

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As the largest city in the United States, New York City is an icon of the human-built landscape: towering skyscrapers form canyons around city streets, the sprawling network of subways, the waterfront is lit with glittering electric lights. But some of its most critical infrastructure, according to resident Hannah Druckenmiller, is its expansive, wooded parks.

“Giving people access to land where they can be healthy and that regulates the local climate, is definitely infrastructure,” says Druckenmiller, an environmental economist and fellow at Resources for the Future, an independent research institute where she studies the value of healthy ecosystems.

[Druckenmiller is quoted six more times.]

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