News tagged with urbanization

High ant diversity underfoot in urban environments

Cities have more species diversity than you'd expect. A study of ants in Manhattan found not only a wide range of species, but also significant differences in the levels of biodiversity in different urban areas.

dateNov 12, 2014 in Ecology
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Making cities more accessible for everyone

Ron Buliung's interest in urban design initially started with his travels to Europe and India where he saw how different cities dealt with issues such as space, wealth, poverty, street life, congestion and transport.

dateOct 31, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Free urban data—what's it good for?

Cities around the world are increasingly making urban data freely available to the public. But is the content or structure of these vast data sets easy to access and of value? A new study of more than 9,000 data sets from ...

dateOct 29, 2014 in Other
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