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Challenges and future directions in urban afforestation.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Oldfield, E. E. & Warren, R. J. & Felson, A. J. & Bradford, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mature urban trees improve air quality, reduce storm water run-off and sequester carbon. Municipal agencies establish forests of native juvenile trees...

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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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An assessment of coarse woody debris dynamics in an urban forest.

Published online: 24 Feb 2016

Authors: Crosby, M. K. & Petre, H. & Sims, J. & Butler, R.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Determining the amount of coarse woody debris (CWD) in an urban forest is essential to developing management strategies to maintain ecosystem function...

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Water availability drives urban tree growth responses to herbivory and warming.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Meineke, E. K. & Frank, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urban forests provide important ecosystem services to city residents, including pollution removal and carbon storage. Climate change and urbanization ...

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Diagnosis of the bushmeat trade in the cities of Colombia.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Quiceno-M, M. P. & Vliet, N. van & Moreno, J. & Cruz-A, D.

Content type: Bulletin

Most of the available literature on the bushmeat trade in South America focuses on the Amazonia, probably because the bushmeat trade in other ecosyste...

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Wind tipping curves - assessing the anchorage and wind load of urban trees by motion monitoring.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Rust, S. & Göcke, L. & Detter, A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

To date, the anchorage and wind load of urban trees can only be assessed in static load tests. These are complex and expensive, and the reliability of...

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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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Nutrient fertilization by dogs in peri-urban ecosystems.

Published online: 02 Jul 2022

Authors: Frenne, P. de & Cougnon, M. & Janssens, G. P. J. & Vangansbeke, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

(Semi-)natural ecosystems provide many important benefits to nature and people, but are often located near populated and urbanized areas across the gl...

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Macroeconomic consequences of the demographic and educational transition in Poland.

Published online: 24 Jan 2018

Authors: Kolasa, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Soon after the start of the transition to market economy in the early 1990s, Poland has experienced both a dramatic decline in the fertility rate and ...

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