News tagged with urbanization

Impact of urban areas on fish restoration

The restoration of salmon and steelhead habitat in the Pacific Northwest has focused largely on rural areas dominated by agricultural and forested lands, but researchers increasingly are looking at the impact ...

Dec 31, 2013 5 / 5 (4) 0

Urban bushland vital to Perth's birds

In a unique study of Perth and its surrounds, researchers have found the fragmentation of natural bushland is linked to an alarming decline in the numbers of native land birds.

Nov 20, 2013 5 / 5 (2) 0

50 ideas for sustainable cities

Since May 2012, ten Fraunhofer Institutes and numerous industrial, commercial and municipal partners have been working together to develop concepts for clean, efficient and life-enhancing urban environments. ...

Oct 17, 2013 3.4 / 5 (5) 0

Urban soil quality and compost

With higher populations and limited space, urban areas are not often thought of as places for agriculture. A recent surge in community gardens, though, is bringing agriculture and gardens into the cities. And certain byproducts ...

Oct 15, 2013 4 / 5 (2) 0