Created 12 Nov 2009
Published 12 Nov 2009
Last modified 29 Nov 2012, 11:34 AM
Urban sprawl is increasing, but there are insufficient data available to enable an assessment of the extent to which the re-use of previously developed land is reducing pressures for development on virgin land.
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