Our world is rapidly urbanizing, with a little over half the world’s population living in an urban setting as of 2015. It’s a rapid rise from the mid-20th century, when only 30% of the world called a city their home. And, interestingly, even those who don’t live directly within a bustling city find urban areas readily accessible, according to a new study published in Nature by the University of Oxford’s Malaria Atlas Project.
The research shows that in 2015, 80.7% of all people live within an hour of a city. Combine those two numbers and …READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE & LEARN MORE HERE
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