Soft cities: Making room for nature in our urban future

Bringing biodiversity back into the built environment is good for both people and the planet, writes urban ecologist Amy K Hahs.

This article is part of Foreground’s Urban Ecology special

Increasingly, we’re living in an urban world. Urbanisation covers all continents, apart from Antarctica. By 2030, two-thirds of urban land will have been built in the preceding 30 years.

But the concept of the “urban” is evolving.

https://www.foreground.com.au/environment/biodiversity-in-our-urban-future/

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