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Local and landscape-scale environmental filters drive the functional diversity and taxonomic composition of spiders across urban greenspaces.

Published online: 26 Dec 2020

Authors: Flor, Y. A. D. de la & Perry, K. I. & Turo, K. J. & Parker, D. M. & Thompson, J. L. & Gardiner, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urban patch colonization and species establishment within cities are restricted by the behavioural, life history and physiological attributes of colon...

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Using citizen science data to define and track restoration targets in urban areas.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Callaghan, C. T. & Major, R. E. & Lyons, M. B. & Martin, J. M. & Wilshire, J. H. & Kingsford, R. T. & Cornwell, W. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat fragmentation and land degradation, directly and indirectly caused by urbanization, are drastically altering the world's ecosystems and are th...

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Urban cultivation in allotments maintains soil qualities adversely affected by conventional agriculture.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agriculture, in seeking to maximize yields to meet growing global food demand, has caused loss of soil organic carbon (SOC) and compaction, imp...

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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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Modelling short-rotation coppice and tree planting for urban carbon management - a citywide analysis.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: McHugh, N. & Edmondson, J. L. & Gaston, K. J. & Leake, J. R. & O'Sullivan, O. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The capacity of urban areas to deliver provisioning ecosystem services is commonly overlooked and underutilized. Urban populations have globally incre...

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Factors influencing nature interactions vary between cities and types of nature interactions.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Oh RuiYing [Oh, R. Y. R.] & Fielding, K. S. & Nghiem, T. P. le & Chang ChiaChen & Shanahan, D. F. & Gaston, K. J. & Carrasco, R. L. & Fuller, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

1. There is mounting concern that people living more urbanised, modern lifestyles have fewer and lower quality interactions with nature, and therefore...

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Evaluating the potential for bird-habitat models to support biodiversity-friendly urban planning.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Plummer, K. E. & Gillings, S. & Siriwardena, G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urban expansion poses a major threat to wildlife populations. Biodiversity-friendly urban landscapes could deliver benefits for both wildlife and peop...

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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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Ask the locals - urban land management driven by local perceptions of cultural benefits.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Jones, L. & Holland, R. A. & Ball, J. & Sykes, T. & Taylor, G. & Ingwall-King, L. & Snaddon, J. L. & Peh, K. S. H.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper summarizes a study which aims to explore new ways to measure cultural benefits in Riverside Park, an urban park in Southampton, UK. As peop...

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Urban green space soundscapes and their perceived restorativeness.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Uebel, K. & Marselle, M. & Dean, A. J. & Rhodes, J. R. & Bonn, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The positive influence of urban green spaces on human health and well-being is well known while the pathways are little understood. Past research has ...

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