“What’s Urban Ecology all about? Birds moving to the suburbs… trees struggling in parking lots… drinking water that smells like dirt. These are just a few of the things that urban ecologists study. Join ASU scientists as they explore the relationships between people, animals, plants, air, and water in one of the most important environments on Earth – the city.
Learn more about urban ecology by following the links on the left-hand side of the screen of their Web site:
2.) Science NetLinks presents Urban Ecosystems: Continuity and Change a set of five lessons designed to improve “understanding of environmental phenomena and events”:
- Cities Are Urban Ecosystems
- Why Are There Cities? A Historical Perspective
- Cities as Population Centers
- Metabolism of Urban Ecosystems
- In Defense of Cities