Street trees reduce the negative effects of urbanization on birds

  title={Street trees reduce the negative effects of urbanization on birds},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Carlos de Castro Pena and Felipe Martello and Milton Ribeiro and Richard A Armitage and Robert John Young and Marcos Marques Rodrigues},
  booktitle={PloS one},
The effects of streets on biodiversity is an important aspect of urban ecology, but it has been neglected worldwide. Several vegetation attributes (e.g. street tree density and diversity) have important effects on biodiversity and ecological processes. In this study, we evaluated the influences of urban vegetation-represented by characteristics of street trees (canopy size, proportion of native tree species and tree species richness)-and characteristics of the landscape (distance to parks and… CONTINUE READING
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