Urbanization and its Impacts on Land Use, Biodiversity and Ecosystems in India

@article{Nagendra2014UrbanizationAI,
  title={Urbanization and its Impacts on Land Use, Biodiversity and Ecosystems in India},
  author={H. Nagendra and H. Sudhira and M. Katti and Maria Teng{\"o} and Maria Schewenius},
  journal={Interactions},
  year={2014},
  volume={2}
}
  • H. Nagendra, H. Sudhira, +2 authors Maria Schewenius
  • Published 2014
  • Engineering
  • Interactions
  • India, a predominantly rural country, is going through a slow but constant and broad transition towards urbanization. The amount of cities and mega cities has increased from 5,161 to 7,935 in 2011. The united Nations predict that, by 2031, 15% of the urban population of the world, about 600 million people, will be living in Indian cities. This increase in urban population will cause repercussions in terms of environment, ecology and sustainability, which will manifest themselves in demands on… CONTINUE READING
    17 Citations
    Modelling the land use system process for a pre-industrial landscape in India
    • 3
    Beyond Aesthetics: The Larger Role of Urban Forests in Our Lives: A Review

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 22 REFERENCES
    Growing city, shrinking hinterland: land acquisition, transition and conflict in peri-urban Gurgaon, India
    • 113
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF
    Tourism Products, Local Host Communities and Ecosystems in Goa, India
    • 2
    Urbanization in India - Spatiotemporal analysis using remote sensing data
    • 243
    Tree diversity, distribution, history and change in urban parks: studies in Bangalore, India
    • 94
    • PDF