I Wonder How Long Stanley Park Would Last Against Chainsaws?

January 24, 2010 

(Via Sully) Watch this profoundly humanist anti-deforestation ad by Maya Lin. The basic visual arithmetic of loss of habitat + global warming + mass extinctions = you losing your favourite city park might not balance out, but that doesn’t make the final minute or so with the tree felling seen in reverse any less poignant. Can you imagine Stanley Park gone in sixty seconds? I’d rather not. More at WhatIsMissing.net.

  • mike

    based on area, if Central Park would last 9 minutes, Stanley Park would last about 10.6 minutes. Central Park is 341 hectares. Stanley Park is 405 hectares.

  • Scout Magazine

    Ha! Thanks for doing the math. :-)