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Multifunctional Green Infrastructure Planning to Promote Ecological Services in the City

Stephan Pauleit, Li Liu, Jack Ahern, and Aleksandra Kazmierczak

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0033
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The concept of urban green infrastructure advocates the planning of multifunctional green networks which contribute to the sustainable development of urban areas by promoting biodiversity and ... More


Urban Ecology—The Bigger Picture

Ian Douglas and Joe Ravetz

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0031
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter sets out a systems approach to the ‘human dimensions’ of urban ecology. Firstly, the chapter looks at four perspectives on urban ecology: as habitats in the city: as flows through the ... More


The Role of Ecosystem Services in Contemporary Urban Planning

Johan Colding

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0028
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Urban sprawl is often characterised as a serious land use problem. It refers to the spread of urban congestion into adjoining suburbs and rural areas, often resulting in the loss of ecosystems and ... More


At Home in the Watershed: Environmental Imaginaries and Spatial Politics in Los Angeles

Sayd Randle

in The Greening of Everyday Life: Challenging Practices, Imagining Possibilities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198758662
eISBN:
9780191818585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758662.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Los Angeles, local environmentalists have long advocated for the city to embrace distributed green infrastructure installations to manage stormwater flows and recharge local groundwater supplies. ... More


The Green Growth Policy Agenda

Daniel J. Fiorino

in A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190605803
eISBN:
9780190860318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605803.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

The concept of green growth offers both a means of reframing ecology–economy relationships and defining an agenda for change. This chapter sets out the framework for a green growth policy agenda. ... More


Introduction

Philip James

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0030
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This section examines urban design, planning, and management by considering lessons from ecology. It discusses the challenges faced by urbanites in the early twenty-first century, how knowledge and ... More


Ecology and Economy: Partners or Antagonists?

Daniel J. Fiorino

in A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190605803
eISBN:
9780190860318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605803.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

Ecological policy and politics in the United States and most other countries has turned on the almost inevitable conflicts between ecological and economic goals. US policy recognized this in defining ... More


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