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Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities: A Global Assessment

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Urbanization is a global phenomenon and the book emphasizes that this is not just a social-technological process. It is also a social-ecological process where cities are places for nature, and where cities also are dependent on, and have impacts on, the biosphere at different scales from local to global. The book is a global assessment and delivers four main conclusions: Urban areas are expanding faster than urban populations. Half the increase in urban land across the world over the next 20 years will occur in Asia, with ...

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Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities: A Global Assessment
2016, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789402400915

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Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities: A Global Assessment
2013, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789400770874

2013 edition

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