Does development have to mean destruction?

 

What happens when unplanned development takes place in an undeveloped environment? Do companies have a conscience when it comes to use of land? The photos displayed here tell a story -- not a pretty story. Download entire issue to view this article: http://www.hcn.org/issues/2.36/download-entire-issue

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