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Urban ecology studies how human settlements interact with their surrounding ecosystems. It encompasses a wide range of topics, from the effects of urbanization on biodiversity to the role of cities in climate change. Researchers in urban ecology use various methods, including field studies, laboratory experiments, and computer modeling, to understand the complex interactions between people and nature in urban environments.

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  • Delhi’s mosquito problem is getting worse
    South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) workers fumigate an area to prevent mosquito breeding in New Delhi on October 27, 2021. Getty ImagesCity residents have long resorted to low-cost, do-it-yourself remedies that may be harmful to human health. The post Delhi’s mosquito problem is getting worse appeared first on Popular Science....
    Source: Popular Science by Monika Mondal / Undark
  • We don’t have a full picture of the planet’s shrinking biodiversity. Here’s why.
    One of the biggest conservation groups has only surveyed 7 percent of creatures living on earth. Ivan Cujic on PexelsA limited view of ecology leads to extremely limited conservation efforts. The post We don’t have a full picture of the planet’s shrinking biodiversity. Here’s why. appeared first on Popular Science....
    Source: Popular Science by Sara Kiley Watson
  • Elena Cogato Lanza awarded the title of Adjunct Professor
    14.07.22 - Elena Cogato Lanza is a leading researcher in the history and theory of urban planning. The ETH-Council has awarded her the title of Adjunct Professor. Dr Elena Cogato Lanza, currently Senior Scientist in the School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC) at EPFL, was awarded the title...
    Source: EPFL
  • Volunteering is vital to the UK’s environmental and social goals
    Volunteering is at the forefront of how the UK can achieve its environmental and social goals, by improving the Net-Zero movement, and holding vast economic significance. The post Volunteering is vital to the UK’s environmental and social goals appeared first on Open Access Government....
    Source: Open Access Government by Eskarina Handley
  • Land restoration of abandoned farms can mitigate climate change
    With millions of people leaving behind rural areas, land restoration of abandoned farms could help to reverse climate change. The post Land restoration of abandoned farms can mitigate climate change appeared first on Open Access Government....
    Source: Open Access Government by Freya Thomson
  • 20 Best New Sites, April 2022
    This month’s collection of the best new sites released in the previous four weeks might seem like a mixed bag, but if you look carefully you’ll see distinct themes emerging. Full-page images and videos are back with a vengeance, and designers are embracing large-scale 20th century-inspired typography from Art Nouveau...
    Source: WebdesignerDepot by Paddi MacDonnell
  • Six nominations and a promotion at ENAC School
    11.03.22 - The Board of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology has announced the appointment of six news professors at ENAC School and promoted Associate Professor Rizlan Bernier-Latmani as Full Professor. © 2022 EPFL New appointments at ENAC Dr Ianina Altshuler, currently Postdoctoral Fellow at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences,...
    Source: EPFL
  • Scavenging hyenas benefit public health in African cities
    Scavenging hyenas aren't all bad. They provide benefits to African cities, including the removal animal carcass waste....
    Source: Futurity by Jim Erickson-Michigan
  • Giant pandas still face high risk of extinction
    Climate change, habitat loss, and reduced breeding viability could pose a triple whammy for giant pandas, researchers say....
    Source: Futurity by Tim Lucas-Duke
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