Graves or people

While much recent discussion about the sustainability of death has focused on how ‘green’ methods like cremation are or can be, the fact remains that a significant portion of the land used by cemeteries remains a controversial topic in the scope of urban sprawl and liveability.

NEF Fellow Zaheer Allam at Curtin University, Australia, examined not just how various religions approach the processing of those who have died, with their various requirements for taking care of the body, but also the pressure that such requirements put on urban land. Read more in nature!

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