Home is where the guilt is

July 2008
High Country News;7/21/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 13, p31
An essay is presented on the impact of residential real estate development on the environment in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It depicts the author's guilt over the destruction caused by house construction in forested areas on wildlife ecology. She says that she would rather live in the city than to cut down junipers and other trees growing in woodlands in exchange for her dream house.


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