News tagged with urban environment

Show me your leaves—Health check for urban trees

Trees are known to provide a whole range of benefits to people living in cities. For instance, they reduce air pollution and provide cooling through respiration and shade. When trees become unhealthy, these benefits decline ...

dateDec 13, 2017 in Ecology
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Young birds suffer in the city

City life is tough for young birds. But if they survive their first year, they are less susceptible to the effects of stress, according to research from Lund University in Sweden.

dateSep 08, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Intelligent underground robot for urban environments

Researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) are leading the implementation of a new kind of autonomous underground robot with intelligent navigation for urban environments. The system, developed within the framework ...

dateJun 21, 2017 in Robotics
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