Endangered public reserves
Other Names: Threatened urban parklands
Unprotected open space
Nature: Parklands are under constant threat from developers eager to transform them into upmarket golf courses, theme parks and other forms of leisure facility. Efforts are also made to transform such land into semi-exclusive residential areas.
Counter Claim: Commercial developments such as golf courses are one of the ways in which to generate funds to ensure the upkeep of parkland.
Problem Type: D: Detailed problems
Date of last update 16.02.1997 – 00:00 CET