Urban ecology : advancing science and society

  title={Urban ecology : advancing science and society},
  author={Colby J. Tanner and Frederick R. Adler and Nancy B Grimm and Peter M. Groffman and Simon Asagr Levin and Jason Munshi-South and Diane E. Pataki and Mitchell A. Pavao-Zuckerman and William G. Wilson},
www.frontiersinecology.org © The Ecological Society of America I proposing the ecosystem as an organizational framework, Tansley (1935) explicitly included the effects of humans. When asking, “Is man part of ‘nature’ or not?”, Tansley concluded that “human activity finds its proper place in ecology”. Nowhere is the human–nature interface more unmistakable than in urban ecosystems, and urban ecology has quickly become established within the discipline of ecology (Grimm et al. 2013). This rapid… CONTINUE READING
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