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Washington State University faculty member Lynne Carpenter-Boggs (front, left) and graduate student Cece Crosby (front, right) measure the area where a body will be placed to decompose while three others look on – (back, from left) WCU forensic anthropology student Jessica Walker and faculty member Cheryl Johnston, and Urban Death Project founder Katrina Spade.

Video: Explaining the Urban Death Project

“The idea behind the Urban Death Project is to bring nature into the cities, because I think all cities need a deeper connection to nature and all of us who live in cities can benefit from that.” -- Katrina Spade, founder, Urban Death Project