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A new study has found that parks in low-income and majority-nonwhite communities are smaller and serve a larger number of people per park acre. People are seen here relaxing in May in Brooklyn's Domino Park. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Environment

Parks In Nonwhite Areas Are Half The Size Of Ones In Majority-White Areas, Study Says

Amid high temperatures and a pandemic, green spaces are a lifeline. But new data shows parks in low-income and nonwhite areas are smaller and more crowded than those in high-income and white areas.

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Sunset Lover Petit Biscuit
Under The Sun DIIV
The Keeper Bonobo

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Democrats Worry Attorney General Has An 'October Surprise' In The Making

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Wild Eyes Local Natives
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Parasites play crucial roles in keeping ecosystems healthy, as does this larval trypanorhynch tapeworm, which infects fish. Chelsea Wood hide caption

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Chelsea Wood

Save The Whales. Save The Tigers. Save The Tapeworms?

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A new study has found that parks in low-income and majority-nonwhite communities are smaller and serve a larger number of people per park acre. People are seen here relaxing in May in Brooklyn's Domino Park. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Parks In Nonwhite Areas Are Half The Size Of Ones In Majority-White Areas, Study Says

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Under The Pressure War on Drugs
You're So Cold Two Feet
New Theory Washed Out
Sound and Vision David Bowie

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