Madrid’s “green belt” makes a comeback after 500 years or so

Madrid is one of several major cities, from Bangkok, Thailand to Medellin, Colombia, that are attempting to re-green themselves. The Madrid effort comes just ahead of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, a global push to revive natural spaces lost to development. The municipality of Madrid has launched a drive to connect a series of existing woodlands, creating a 75km-long green belt around the city of 3.3 … Continue reading Madrid’s “green belt” makes a comeback after 500 years or so