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September 24, 2007

Americans Now Living on Double the Land

This year, for the first time in history, the majority of the world's population will live in urban areas. Julian Marshall, a University of Minnesota civil engineering professor, has studied population data and discovered that urban sprawl is leading people to settle on twice the amount of land as established residents.

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