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What does urbanization actually mean? A framework for urban metrics in wildlife research.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Moll, R. J. & Cepek, J. D. & Lorch, P. D. & Dennis, P. M. & Tans, E. & Robison, T. & Millspaugh, J. J. & Montgomery, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extensive research has demonstrated that urbanization strongly alters ecological processes, often perniciously. However, quantifying the magnitude of ...

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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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What makes urban parks good for California quail? Evaluating park suitability, species persistence, and the potential for reintroduction into a large urban national park.

Published online: 29 Mar 2022

Authors: Iknayan, K. J. & Wheeler, M. M. & Safran, S. M. & Young, J. S. & Spotswood, E. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Preserving and restoring wildlife in urban areas benefits both urban ecosystems and the well-being of urban residents. While urban wildlife conservati...

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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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Guidelines on urban and peri-urban forestry.

Published online: 04 Jan 2017

Authors: Salbitano, F. & Borelli, S. & Conigliaro, M. & Chen YuJuan

Content type: Bulletin

These guidelines are the result a consultative process that involved a large number of practitioners from both developed and developing countries. Two...

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Factors affecting the pattern of use of community forests - a case study of three forests in Israel.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Fleischer, A. & Shaler, M. & Konijnendijk, C. C.

Content type: Bulletin

With rapid urbanisation in many countries, the need for urban woodland as recreation environments and for other purposes is growing. Due to lack of re...

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Urban development, land sharing and land sparing: the importance of considering restoration.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Collas, L. & Green, R. E. & Ross, A. & Wastell, J. H. & Balmford, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

At present, there is limited knowledge of how best to reconcile urban development with biodiversity conservation, and in particular whether population...

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Socio-ecological dynamics in urban systems: an integrative approach to mosquito-borne disease in Bengaluru, India.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Evans, M. V. & Bhatnagar, S. & Drake, J. M. & Murdock, C. C. & Shomen Mukherjee

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Urban environments are heterogeneous landscapes of social and environmental features, with important consequences for human-nature entanglements, such...

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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: 05 May 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper demonstrates the effectiveness of Least-cost path analysis (LCP) in modelling functional corridors in France. For both moths and passerine ...

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A literature review of urban effects on lowland heaths and their wildlife.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Syldata, R. S. P. B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper reviews the urban effects on Dorset lowland heathlands and their wildlife. This urban public access places considerable pressures on the he...

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