Promoting and preserving biodiversity in the urban forest

  title={Promoting and preserving biodiversity in the urban forest},
  author={Alexis A. Alvey},
  journal={Urban Forestry \& Urban Greening},
Abstract Efforts at mitigating global biodiversity loss have often focused on preserving large, intact natural habitats. However, preserving biodiversity should also be an important goal in the urban environment, especially in highly urbanized areas where little natural habitat remains. Increasingly, research at the city/county scale as well as at the landscape scale reveals that urban areas can contain relatively high levels of biodiversity. Important percentages of species found in the… Expand
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