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31/01/2018

How modern cities are killing our ancient bodies – and what planners can do about it

Words: Gustav Milne

Modern cities are killing our Palaeolithic bodies, argues Gustav Milne. Although we can’t change our biology, we can change our living environments

Once zoos were just penal colonies for captured animals wrenched from their natural habitat. Unsurprisingly the poor creatures exhibited problems, rarely breeding successfully in captivity. Today, the well-being of animals in our zoos and wildlife parks is better understood and catered for, with attempts to mimic elements of their lost environment. The better the surroundings simulated their &l.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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