The Need to Develop Flora and Fauna Biometric Tools for Urban Planning | The Nature of Cities

Collectively, researchers over the past 60 years (or more) have collected a good deal of data on urban biodiversity and impacts on urban plants and animals. From urban gradient studies to patch dynamic studies, we have a plethora of empirical data that suggests how various urban designs would impact various species. However, these studies have not affected actual planning decisions in most cities (there are exceptions of course).

Source: www.thenatureofcities.com

How to address the needs of individual species in urban planning ?New tools and methods are needed, alternative theories and tools are proposed and the need for further research is emphasised.

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