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Barriers to building wildlife-inclusive cities: insights from the deliberations of urban ecologists, urban planners and landscape designers.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Kay, C. A. M. & Rohnke, A. T. & Sander, H. A. & Stankowich, T. & Fidino, M. & Murray, M. H. & Lewis, J. S. & Taves, I. & Lehrer, E. W. & Zellmer, A. J. & Schell, C. J. & Magle, S. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Cities are seen as quintessentially human; however, because they can offer viable habitat to many plants, animals and other forms of life, cities are ...

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Least-cost path analysis for urban greenways planning: a test with moths and birds across two habitats and two cities.

Published online: 11 Mar 2021

Authors: Balbi, M. & Croci, S. & Petit, E. J. & Butet, A. & Georges, R. & Madec, L. & Caudal, J. P. & Ernoult, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One of the major planning tools to respond to urban landscape fragmentation is the development of ecological corridors, that is, interconnected networ...

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Air pollution in Tehran: health costs, sources, and policies.

Published online: 10 Jan 2019

Authors: Heger, M. & Sarraf, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Tehran, the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI), is located in the north of the country with a population of about 8.5 million. The populati...

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How wild bees find a way in European cities: pollen metabarcoding unravels multiple feeding strategies and their effects on distribution patterns in four wild bee species.

Published online: 16 Feb 2022

Authors: Casanelles-Abella, J. & Müller, S. & Keller, A. & Aleixo, C. & Orti, M. A. & Chiron, F. & Deguines, N. & Hallikma, T. & Laanisto, L. & Pinho, P. & Samson, R. & Tryjanowski, P. & Mensel, A. van & Pellissier, L. & Moretti, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urban ecosystems can sustain populations of wild bees, partly because of their rich native and exotic floral resources. A better understanding of the ...

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Conservation in post-industrial cities: how does vacant land management and landscape configuration influence urban bees?

Published online: 16 Mar 2021

Authors: Turo, K. J. & Spring, M. R. & Sivakoff, F. S. & Flor, Y. A. D. de la & Gardiner, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rich pollinator assemblages are documented in some cities despite habitat fragmentation and degradation, suggesting that urban areas have potential as...

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Land sharing vs. land sparing: does the compact city reconcile urban development and biodiversity conservation?

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Soga, M. & Yamaura, Y. & Koike, S. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As cities around the world rapidly expand, there is an urgent need to implement the best development form to minimize the negative impacts of urbaniza...

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The urban forest of New York City.

Published online: 14 Aug 2019

Authors: Nowak, D. J. & Bodine, A. R. & Hoehn, R. E., III & Ellis, A. & Hirabayashi, S. & Coville, R. & Auyeung, D. S. N. & Sonti, N. F. & Hallett, R. A. & Johnson, M. L. & Stephan, E. & Taggart, T. & Endreny, T.

Content type: Bulletin

An analysis of the urban forest in New York, New York, reveals that this city has an estimated 7.0 million trees (encompassing all woody plants greate...

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Beekeeping in, of or for the city? A socioecological perspective on urban apiculture.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Sponsler, D. B. & Bratman, E. Z.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The term 'urban beekeeping' connotes a host of meanings-sociopolitical, commercial, ecological and personal-beyond the mere description of where bees ...

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Mapping an urban ecosystem service: quantifying above-ground carbon storage at a city-wide scale.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Davies, Z. G. & Edmondson, J. L. & Heinemeyer, A. & Leake, J. R. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite urbanization being a major driver of land-use change globally, there have been few attempts to quantify and map ecosystem service provision at...

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Urban heavy metal contamination limits bumblebee colony growth.

Published online: 06 Dec 2020

Authors: Sivakoff, F. S. & Prajzner, S. P. & Gardiner, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-industrial shrinking cities contain abundant vacant land and are increasingly recognized for their pollinator conservation potential. At the same...

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