When cities are the last chance for saving species

  title={When cities are the last chance for saving species},
  author={Kylie Soanes and Pia Eloise Lentini},
  journal={Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment},
  • K. Soanes, P. Lentini
  • Published 1 April 2019
  • Environmental Science
  • Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
Urban environments are arguably among the most suitable targets for conservation science, as they represent opportunities to preserve both species and habitats under threat while at the same time allowing people to engage with nature. We highlight the need for conservation within urban environments using species whose recovery is entirely dependent on effective action within cities and towns. We identified 39 urban‐restricted species in Australia and reviewed the advice guiding their… 

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