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Archive for April, 2012

New paper: Socioeconomic drivers of the distribution of urban vegetation

We have a new paper in press this week in Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, titled Drivers of diversity and tree cover in gardens, parks and streetscapes in an Australian city. While many overseas (USA and South Africa) studies show that income drives the distribution of vegetation, our study of Ballarat shows that eduction level rather […]

ICLEI urban ecology symposium announced

via ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability:   14 – 17 June 2012, Belo Horizonte, Brazil The 3rd International Urban Research Symposium at the ICLEI World Congress 2012 will bring together researchers from around the globe who focus on urban sustainability, sustainability cities, eco-cities and sustainable communities. PROPOSALS are invited! Researchers are invited to submit their abstracts for proposals. […]