Income Inequality Seen From Space

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Fri, Jun 1st, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

Tim De Chant of Per Square Mile noted that the presence of trees can reveal income inequality. He proves his point by comparing images of neighbourhoods as seen from space.

Below are satellite images from Google Earth that show two neighborhoods from a selection of cities around the world. In case it isn't obvious, the first image is the less well-off neighborhood, the second the wealthier one.

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