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Crime is lower when cities are greener: evidence from South Africa supports the link

By Charlie Shackleton, Professor & Research Chair in Interdisciplinary Science in Land and Natural Resource Use for Sustainable Livelihoods, Rhodes University
Andrew Faull, Research Associate at UCT's Centre of Criminology, Consultant at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), University of Cape Town
Gregory Breetzke, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology, University of Pretoria
Ian Edelstein, Researcher, University of Cape Town
Zander Venter, Spatial ecologist, The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research
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People may think that green spaces often hide criminals. On the contrary, there is evidence they contribute to reducing crime.The Conversation

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