Sprawling cities are rapidly encroaching on Earth's biodiversity

Laurance, William F., and Engert, Jayden (2022) Sprawling cities are rapidly encroaching on Earth's biodiversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 119 (16). e2202244119.

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[Extract] One of the most important demographic events of the past half-century is the dramatic growth of urban areas worldwide. Growing cities, like insatiable amoebas, tend to engulf and devour their surrounding lands, often at the expense of biodiversity.

Item ID: 73404
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1091-6490
Copyright Information: Copyright © 2022 the Author(s). Published by PNAS. This article is distributed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License 4.0 (CC BY-NC-ND).
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2022 02:17
FoR Codes: 41 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 4104 Environmental management > 410401 Conservation and biodiversity @ 100%
SEO Codes: 18 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT > 1899 Other environmental management > 189999 Other environmental management not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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