Urban Nature: How to Foster Biodiversity in World’s Cities by Richard Conniff: Yale Environment 360

Good Read:

“it’s not enough for cities to plant a million trees, preach the gospel of backyard gardens, or build green roofs and smart streets. The trees, shrubs, and flowers in that ostensibly green infrastructure also need to benefit birds, butterflies, and other animals. They need to provide habitat for breeding, shelter, and food. Where possible, the habitat needs to be arranged in corridors where wildlife can safely travel. “

Urban Nature: How to Foster Biodiversity in World’s Cities by Richard Conniff: Yale Environment 360.

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One Response to Urban Nature: How to Foster Biodiversity in World’s Cities by Richard Conniff: Yale Environment 360

  1. I completely agree with that, and I think cities should also do a better job of championing native species of plants. Despite upfront costs, native species last long and do more things than invasives or hybrids, and they end up being worth more than hybrids and invasives over time.

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