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Cities and Nature

Towards Green Cities

Urban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in China and Germany

Editors: Grunewald, K., Li, J., Xie, G., Kümper-Schlake, L. (Eds.)

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  • Addresses current and future challenges in "green" urban development
  • Provides recommendations for practitioners, decision-makers and stakeholders
  • Contains many illustrating case studies and best practice examples from China and Germany
  • Aims at a long-term appreciation of the potentials and increased consideration of urban green spaces in city planning and development
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About this book

The book aims to capture, describe and convey the current significance, the values and potentials of urban biodiversity and ecosystem services to scientists and professionals in the context of sustainable urban development and ongoing urbanization processes. Current developments, different approaches and future challenges in the competition of green spaces and urban land consumption in China and Germany are elaborated, discussed and illustrated within case studies and good practice examples. The strategic goal is a long-term appreciation of the potentials and increased consideration of urban green spaces in city planning and development.
This book provides tangible recommendations for urban planners, politicians and stakeholders in the fields of green infrastructure at the interface of environment and urban landscape.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook 96,29 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-58223-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 124,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
Softcover 124,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Towards Green Cities
Book Subtitle
Urban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in China and Germany
Editors
  • Karsten Grunewald
  • Junxiang Li
  • Gaodi Xie
  • Lennart Kümper-Schlake
Series Title
Cities and Nature
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-58223-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-58223-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-58222-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-86353-5
Series ISSN
2520-8306
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 197
Number of Illustrations
10 b/w illustrations, 40 illustrations in colour
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