Urban Ecology
  • Author : Richard T. T. Forman
  • Release Date : 13 February 2014
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Genre : Nature
  • Pages : 462
  • ISBN 13 : 9781107007000

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The first richly illustrated worldwide portrayal of urban ecology, tying together organisms, built structures, and the physical environment around cities.

Urban Ecology

Urban Ecology

Author : Richard T. T. Forman
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Nature
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The first richly illustrated worldwide portrayal of urban ecology, tying together organisms, built structures, and the physical environment around cities....

Urban Ecology

Urban Ecology

Author : Pramit Verma,Pardeep Singh,Rishikesh Singh,A. S. Raghubanshi
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Science
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Urban Ecology covers the latest theoretical and applied concepts in urban ecological research. This book covers the key environmental issues of urban ecosystems as well as the human-centric issues, particularly those of governance, economics, sociology and human health. The goal of Urban Ecology is to challenge readers’ thinking around urban ...

The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology

The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology

Author : Ian Douglas,David Goode,Mike Houck,Rusong Wang
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Reference
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The birds, animals, insects, trees and plants encountered by the majority of the world’s people are those that survive in, adapt to, or are introduced to, urban areas. Some of these organisms give great pleasure; others invade, colonise and occupy neglected and hidden areas such as derelict land and ...

Urban Ecology

Urban Ecology

Author : John Marzluff,Eric Shulenberger,Wilfried Endlicher,marina Alberti,Gordon Bradley,Clare Ryan,Craig ZumBrunnen,Ute Simon
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Genre : Science
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Urban Ecology is a rapidly growing field of academic and practical significance. Urban ecologists have published several conference proceedings and regularly contribute to the ecological, architectural, planning, and geography literature. However, important papers in the field that set the foundation for the discipline and illustrate modern approaches from a variety ...

Urban Ecology

Urban Ecology

Author : Kevin J. Gaston
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Nature
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This is the urban century in which, for the first time, the majority of people live in towns and cities. Understanding how people influence, and are influenced by, the 'green' component of these environments is therefore of enormous significance. Providing an overview of the essentials of urban ecology, the book ...

Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo obscene

Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo obscene

Author : Henrik Ernstson,Erik Swyngedouw
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene: Interruptions and Possibilities centres on how to organize anew the articulation between emancipatory theory and political activism. Across its theoretical and empirical chapters, written by leading scholars from anthropology, geography, urban studies, and political science, the book explores new political possibilities that are opening ...

Toward an Urban Ecology

Toward an Urban Ecology

Author : Kate Orff
Publisher : The Monacelli Press, LLC
Genre : Architecture
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Kate Orff, 2017 MacArthur Fellow, has an optimistic and transformative message about our world: we can bring together social and ecological systems to sustainably remake our cities and landscapes. Part monograph, part manual, part manife­sto, Toward an Urban Ecology reconceives urban landscape design as a form of activism, demonstrating how ...

Urban Ecology

Urban Ecology

Author : Ian Douglas,Philip James
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Architecture
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Urban Ecology: An Introduction seeks to open the reader’s mind and eyes to the way in which nature permeates everyday urban living, and how it has to be understood, cared for, and managed in order to make our towns and cities healthier places to visit and in which to ...