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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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A simulation model of the pattern of dispersal in urban fox (Vulpes vulpes) populations and its application for rabies control.

Published online: 12 Oct 1988

Authors: Trewhella, W. J. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The reasons for choosing a stochastic spatial simulation model of urban fox dispersal are described, and the biological assumptions behind the constru...

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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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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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Landscape structure influences urban vegetation vertical structure.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Mitchell, M. G. E. & Wu Dan & Johansen, K. & Maron, M. & McAlpine, C. & Rhodes, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation vertical structure is important for biodiversity and ecosystem service provision. In cities, however, while variation in the spatial extent...

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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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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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Relative effects of vehicle pollution, moisture and colonization sources on urban lichens.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Coffey, H. M. P. & Fahrig, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lichens are sensitive to pollution and have therefore been used as air quality indicators. While the distribution of lichens within cities may reflect...

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