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Travis Longcore and V. Kelly Turner in National Geographic: Los Angeles confronts its shady divide

Trees cover is abundant primarily in rich, mostly white neighborhoods in Los Angeles. But in predominantly Black&brown neighborhoods such as Huntington Park, which is 97% Hispanic, shade is vanishingly rare. UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability professors Travis Longcore and V. Kelly Turner provide their expertise in the July issue of National Geographic.

Los Angeles confronts its shady divide