Climate change, biodiversity and the urban environment: a critical review based on London, UK

  title={Climate change, biodiversity and the urban environment: a critical review based on London, UK},
  author={Robert L. Wilby and George L. W. Perry},
  journal={Progress in Physical Geography},
  pages={73 - 98}
  • R. Wilby, G. Perry
  • Published 1 January 2006
  • Environmental Science
  • Progress in Physical Geography
According to projections by the United Nations, 60% of the world’s population will reside in urban areas by 2030. Studies of the ecology of cities and ecology in cities will therefore assume increasing relevance as urban communities seek to protect and/or enhance their ecological resources. Presently, the most serious threats to wildlife include the degradation and/or loss of habitats, the introduction and spread of problem species, water pollution, unsympathetic management, and the… 

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