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Aboveground biomass estimation of tropical street trees

Kang Min Ngo and Shawn Lum.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 4648 words.

Abstract

Urban trees provide numerous ecosystem services to city residents, including carbon storage and sequestration. Quantifying carbon sequestered in urban...

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Air Pollution and Weather Interaction in East Asia

Aijun Ding, Xin Huang and Congbin Fu.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biomes and Habitats; Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Earth Sciences and Geography. 9986 words.

Air pollution is one of the grand environmental challenges in developing countries, especially those with high population density like China. High concentrations of primary and secondary...

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Birds use of vegetated and non-vegetated high-density buildings—a case study of Milan

Richard N Belcher, Lorenzo Fornasari, Sacha Menz and Thomas Schroepfer.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 3893 words.

Abstract

Our study provides a first look at the relationship between large-scale buildings incorporating vegetation (Dense and Green) and bird species richness...

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Extinction

Mark V. Barrow.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Environmental Science); Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Ecology and Conservation; Environmental History. 15883 words.

The prospect of extinction, the complete loss of a species or other group of organisms, has long provoked strong responses. Until the turn of the 18th century, deeply held and widely shared...

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Journal of Urban Ecology

Journal. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science).

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<i>Journal of Urban Ecology</i>: Linking and promoting research and practice in the evolving discipline of urban ecology

Mark J. McDonnell.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 4419 words.

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Monitoring the mammalian fauna of urban areas using remote cameras and citizen science

Victor Anton, Stephen Hartley, Andre Geldenhuis and Heiko U Wittmer.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 5432 words.

Abstract

Remotely activated cameras are increasingly used worldwide to investigate the distribution, abundance and behaviour of animals. The number of studies...

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The successful exploitation of urban environments by the golden silk spider, <i>Nephila clavipes</i> (Araneae, Nephilidae)

Jake Ripp, Omar Tonsi Eldakar, Andrew C Gallup and Paul T Arena.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 3876 words.

Abstract

Urbanization typically leads to habitat destruction producing negative effects for native species, but some species may exploit these settings. This...

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Sweet flowers are slow and weeds make haste: anthropogenic dispersal of plants via garden and construction soil

Beth S Robinson, Jonathan Bennie, Richard Inger, Regan Early and Kevin J Gaston.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 3477 words.

Abstract

Anthropogenic activities are increasingly responsible for the dispersal of plants. Of particular concern is anthropogenic dispersal of problematic...

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Urban forests form isolated archipelagos

M J Olejniczak, D J Spiering, D L Potts and R J Warren.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 5382 words.

Abstract

Urbanization decreases native species diversity by converting natural landscapes to anthropogenic cityscapes, and it indirectly degrades native...

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