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Getting people working on ecosystem functions connected

There’s news for people working on ecosystem functions and their monitoring: the Ecosystem Function Working Group has been recently launched by the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network ( 589 more words


Benefits of Nature: Natural Capital and ecosystem services explained

We all benefit from Nature, whether we are aware of it or not.  The following short films were produced by the University of Reading in collaboration with our Partners to explain the benefits and trade-offs we get from our use of the natural environment.   57 more words


ASLA Launches Guide to Resilient Design

A new online guide launched today by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) explains how communities can better protect themselves from natural disasters through resilient landscape planning and design. 462 more words

Landscape Architecture

The Importance of Landscape Structure for Urban Vegetation Complexity

Check out Matthew Mitchell’s recent post on the Journal of Applied Ecology blog discussing our recent paper demonstrating that urban vegetation vertical structure is strongly related to the spatial structure of urban landscapes. 84 more words


2011 Miami-Dade County's Urban Forests and Their Ecosystem Services

To better understand Miami-Dade County’s urban forest and the ecosystem services it provides, this publication analyzes its composition and structure, canopy cover, carbon sequestration and storage, and air pollution removal. 52 more words


Ecosystem services: Working with nature

In addition to being of value in their own right, natural systems and processes provide a broad range of goods and services which help to support human health, well-being and economic success. 890 more words