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Nature deficit disorder in a highly urbanised nation – part 2

January 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

This is part 2 of a two-part blog entry. Click here to read part 1. From the perspective of future motivation to conserve biodiversity, one of the most troubling signs of nature-deficit-disorder (NDD) is [...]

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Nature deficit disorder in a highly urbanised nation

December 19th, 2015|Categories: Urbanisation|Tags: , , , |

This is part 1 of a two-part blog. Urbanisation has been identified by some authors as the top human cause of species endangerments and extinctions. That it has such a large impact on biodiversity [...]

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URBANISATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE

December 1st, 2015|Categories: Climate change, Urbanisation|

No doubt, I’m far from the only person thinking about climate change at the moment, what with the Paris Conference underway. Of course, as a conservation biologist, I’m often thinking about climate change (and sometimes driving [...]

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Thursday, 5 November – visit to BCA Academy and CDL’s South Beach Project

November 8th, 2015|Categories: Urban greening|

This is part 2 of a three-part blog. If you’d like to read part 1, click here. I spent the day with the Ervins and several other people, most of whom are involved in green [...]

Asia Environment Lecture – Greening the Built Environment – part 1

November 8th, 2015|Categories: Urban greening|

Green wall on Blusson Hall, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada Although I was only planning to update this blog perhaps a couple of times a month, I already felt inspired by [...]

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