Urban Bird Feeding: Connecting People with Nature

  title={Urban Bird Feeding: Connecting People with Nature},
  author={Daniel T C Cox and Kevin J. Gaston},
  booktitle={PloS one},
At a time of unprecedented biodiversity loss, researchers are increasingly recognizing the broad range of benefits provided to humankind by nature. However, as people live more urbanized lifestyles there is a progressive disengagement with the natural world that diminishes these benefits and discourages positive environmental behaviour. The provision of food for garden birds is an increasing global phenomenon, and provides a readily accessible way for people to counter this trend. Yet despite… CONTINUE READING
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