Friday, April 25, 2008

Ecological Disaster? No, Thanks, I'll Take Man-Made

Environmental Graffiti lists five American cities that may become "lost cities" in the indeterminate-but-not-too-distant future. In four out of five cases, the culprit is nature, especially not enough water (Atlanta, Las Vegas) or too much (Miami, New Orleans). But one city is bold enough to be "already in the process of becoming ruins" -- of course, it is the city of my birth, Detroit. (Via Kensingdelphia.)

Of course, Detroit's immanent destruction isn't celebrated in a Donovan song:

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