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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
The ecozoic city
A growing global movement is seeing city dwellers tackling practical projects that reconnect them with the ecosystems and natural sources upon which life depends.
The city as urban reef
In this contest-winning essay, a young scholar spotlights the dichotomy between city and reef. Need there be such a sharp division, when sea and shore actually share flows of resources?
Greening the world economy through cities
A UNU research team explains how a cities-led green economy could lower resource and energy use.
Considerable benefits of decarbonizing urban transport
Multi-criteria assessment of social costs and benefits must be added to cost–benefit analysis of climate change mitigation.
Cities, biodiversity and governance
A UNU-IAS policy report aims to spur the development of effective governance mechanisms for managing the impacts of cities on biodiversity and vice-versa.
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