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Residential Landscapes, Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change

From Sustainable to Resilient Cities: Global Concerns and Urban Efforts

ISBN: 978-1-78441-058-2, eISBN: 978-1-78441-057-5

ISSN: 1047-0042

Publication date: 25 November 2014

Abstract

Social implications

Considering the close relationship between biodiversity and the health and well-being of human societies, understanding how climate change and other social motivations affect the landscaping decisions of urban residents will be critical for predicting and enhancing sustainability in these social-ecological systems.

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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgments

This work was supported by National Science Foundation SEES Fellowship awards to S. Scyphers (OCE-1215825) and S. Lerman (DEB-1215859). We thank W. Holt for comments on our proposal and manuscript.

Citation

Scyphers, S.B. and Lerman, S.B. (2014), "Residential Landscapes, Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change", From Sustainable to Resilient Cities: Global Concerns and Urban Efforts (Research in Urban Sociology, Vol. 14), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 81-100. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1047-004220140000014004

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