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Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

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Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
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Publisher: Springer
ISBN/ASIN: 9400770871
ISBN-13: 9789400770874
Number of pages: 714

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Urbanization is a global phenomenon and the book emphasizes that this is not just a social-technological process. It is also a social-ecological process where cities are places for nature, and where cities also are dependent on, and have impacts on, the biosphere at different scales from local to global. The book is a global assessment.

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