Urban areas as a refuge for insect pollinators: conservation for the city | Jeff Ollerton’s Biodiversity Blog

By jeffollerton
Urban conservation ecology is a fast growing field that has mainly focused on how towns and cities can support populations of plants, animals and fungi that may be declining or threatened in the surrounding rural environment.  That is, the city for wildlife conservation.  In a new essay in the journal Conservation Biology, written with colleagues from across the world, we argue that conservation for the city (an idea originally co….

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