Other publications

Below is a collection of abstracts from books, articles and reports which have been presented at Urban Ecology Forum meetings or which are of interest to the Urban Ecology Forum.

Sept 2020UN Habitat, Emerging experiences responding to Covid-19 from Wuhan and BeijingUN-Habitat China together with its partners in Wuhan and with collaborating national agencies, published four detailed papers on the emerging experiences on responding to COVID-19 in Chinese cities and towns.UN China report on Covid-19
July 2020Renaturing Cities The importance of urban green space, based on studies in Barcelona
2019European Environment AgencyLand and Soil in Europe. Why we need to use these vital and finite resources (PDF 7900KB).
2017Natural Resources WalesHealthy for Bees: Healthy for People Managing the grounds of public buildings for pollinators (PDF 8200KB).
2011 SeptemberOliver HölzingerThe Value of Green Infrastructure in Birmingham and the Black Country (PDF, 3210KB). Prepared for The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country.
2010 OctoberForest ResearchBenefits of Green Infrastructure - full report for Defra and CLG (PDF, 1200KB).
2010 OctoberForest ResearchBenefits of Green Infrastructure - summary report (PDF, 2300KB).
2010 SeptemberGreenspace ScotlandStalled spaces - delivering community and environmental benefits through temporary greenspace (PDF, 850KB).
2010 MarchNatural England‘Nature Nearby’ Accessible Natural Greenspace Guidance (PDF, 2700KB).
2010 FebruaryGreenspace ScotlandGreenspace and health outcomes framework (PDF, 850KB).
2009 JuneHelen Barber, Dr Peter Hedges & Dr Philip FermorObstacles and solutions to maximising biodiversity in major urban development schemes (PDF, 310KB). Proceedings of the Human Ecology International Conference, Manchester.
2008Greenspace ScotlandGreenspace Quality: A Guide to Assessment, Planning and Strategic Development (PDF, 1820KB).
2008 AugustGreenspace ScotlandGreenspace and Quality of Life: A Critical Literature Review (PDF, 960KB).
2008 JuneGreenspace ScotlandHealth Impact Assessment of Greenspace: A Guide (PDF, 1450KB).
2007 OctoberGreenspace ScotlandThe links between greenspace and health - a critical literature review (PDF, 1000KB).
2007 MarchThe Sustainable Development CommissionThe Natural Environment, Health and Well-being (PDF, 600KB). The Sustainable Development Commission’s Healthy Futures programme, No. 6.
2006 MarchEdited by Inger Björneloo & Eva NybergDrivers and barriers for implementing learning for sustainable development in pre-school through upper secondary and teacher education (PDF, 1320KB). Göteborg Workshop.
2006 MarchGerald DaweEnergy Beyond Oil (PDF, 80KB). Mobbs, Paul (2005). Matador Publishing. Summary prepared for the UK-MAB Urban Forum.
2006 MarchGerald DaweNo nettles required: The reassuring truth about wildlife gardening (PDF, 62KB). Thompson, Ken (2006). Eden Books / Transworld Publishers. Summary prepared for the UK-MAB Urban Forum.
2005 SeptemberGerald DaweA natural history of Cardiff: Exploring along the River Taff. being an account of the animal and plant life in and around our capital city (PDF, 27KB). Gillham, M.E. (2002). Lazy Cat Publishing. Summary prepared for the UK-MAB Urban Forum.
2005Black Environment NetworkEthnic Communities and Green Spaces. Guidance for Green Space Managers 2 (PDF, 4040KB).
2005Black Environment NetworkEthnic Communities and Green Spaces. Guidance for Green Space Managers 1 (PDF, 4040KB).
2005 SeptemberEdited by Ted TrzynaThe urban imperative: Urban outreach strategies for protected area agencies (web link). Proceedings of a workshop at the Fifth World Parks Congress, Durban, South Africa.
2003Gary Grant, Luke Engleback and Barry NicholsonGreen roofs: their existing status and potential for conserving biodiversity in urban areas (PDF, 779KB). English Nature research report.