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Do we still need to sell off national park land for buildings? watch

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    It's always struck me that by this point, we (humans) should be protecting what national park land is left of the planet and instead look to make better use of the available land in cities and towns, i.e. through building better sky scrapers etc.

    So it's a shame to see the US continuing to sell off parks: https://www.theguardian.com/environm...ement-chaffetz

    And recently the UK is selling off green belt land across the country for more homes.

    What do you think? Is it necessary to build more houses laterally across green and / or national park land or is the only way up?

    It would probably be best to start with brown field sites within cities before moving into the green belt.
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