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Alessandro Rigolon

Alessandro Rigolon is interested in environmental justice issues related to urban green space and their impacts on health equity. His current work falls in three areas: policy determinants of inequities in park provision, drivers and resistance to gentrification fostered by new parks (i.e., “green gentrification”), and the public health impacts of urban green space on marginalized communities.

Why Certain Parks Gentrify Surrounding Neighborhoods And What We Can Do About It

Urban parks, trails, and other green spaces are vital amenities for city dwellers. Research consistently shows they bring a number of health, social, and economic benefits to residents. These public green spaces are particularly beneficial to low-income people, children, and […]