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.