Urban reconciliation ecology: the potential of living roofs and walls.

@article{Francis2011UrbanRE,
  title={Urban reconciliation ecology: the potential of living roofs and walls.},
  author={Robert A. Francis and Jamie Lorimer},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2011},
  volume={92 6},
  pages={1429-37}
}
Reconciling human and non-human use of urban regions to support biological conservation represents a major challenge for the 21st century. The concept of reconciliation ecology, by which the anthropogenic environment may be modified to encourage non-human use and biodiversity preservation without compromising societal utilization, potentially represents an appropriate paradigm for urban conservation given the generally poor opportunities that exist for reserve establishment and ecological… CONTINUE READING
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