A multifunctional green infrastructure design to protect and improve native biodiversity in Rio de Janeiro

Abstract

The city of Rio de Janeiro now covers what was formerly coastal Atlantic rainforest. Native biodiversity has been lost from most of the metropolitan area due to changes in land use, introduction of exotic species, and influence of foreign designs in public and private parks and gardens. This paper presents a multifunctional green infrastructure planning… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11355-013-0233-8

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