04 Sep '12, 3pm

400 Trees Will be Cut Down to Move Space Shuttle Endeavour

400 Trees Will be Cut Down to Move Space Shuttle Endeavour

We often get to write about the ways that technology is helping to protect nature , but occasionally those two things are at odds. When the space shuttle Endeavour makes its way to its final home at the California Science Center from Los Angeles International Airport, the move will be a huge celebratory event, including a big parade. But in order for the shuttle to make its way through city streets on October 12, obstacles will have to be removed, including 400 trees. Residents of the neighborhoods along the path haven't been very happy with that news. Many of the trees are large magnolias, firs and pines that have been there for decades. The California Science Center has promised to replant twice as many trees along the route, but that has been little comfort for the area's residents. "They are cutting down these really big, majestic trees," said Lark Galloway-Gilliam, a ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/400-trees-will...

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