Albuquerque’s ‘urban wildlife refuge’: much-needed green space or green gentrification?

An urban wildlife refuge is meant to alleviate generations of environmental racism that has beset the historic neighborhood of Mountain View. That’s assuming it can meet the community’s needsAlbuquerque’s South Valley was once a thriving oasis of food production watered by a network of historic irrigation canals, or acequias. Today, it’s home to several historic neighborhoods along the Rio Grande, including Mountain View. Related: The climate emergency is here. The media needs to act like it Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/apr/14/albuquerque-new-mexico-green-spaces-mountain-view