A Paradigm Shift

@article{Mcdonnell2005APS,
  title={A Paradigm Shift},
  author={M. Mcdonnell},
  journal={Urban Ecosystems},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={85-86}
}
  • M. Mcdonnell
  • Published 2005
  • Biology
  • Urban Ecosystems
  • From a scientific perspective, urban and suburban landscapes have been understudied and underutilized by ecologists throughout the world. The reasons for this are many, but the primary underlying cause can be attributed to the reluctance of ecologists to work in areas dominated by humans. Historically, ecological training has involved addressing ecological questions in the most “natural” context, i.e., without humans. This was facilitated by the classical “equilibrium paradigm” that maintained… CONTINUE READING
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