Canada desperately needs to raise the density of our urban areas to protect the surrounding farmland and natural areas. We’ve been living in this dreamworld of never-ending land (and resources) and need to really begin planning for restrained growth. This
Articles to support the IB Diploma Program Geography optional theme G: Urban environments
Have a look at the work of Alasdair Rae via ’The Conversation’ on teasing apart the nuances of population density to allow more meaningful comparisons: https://theconversation.com/think-your-country-is-crowded-these-maps-reveal-the-truth-about-population-density-across-europe-90345
The most important and magnetic world cities as rated by the Institute for Urban Strategies – #1 this year is London, UK (although I’m surprised “Liveability” is so low.