3 The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology.

Author:Rhodes, Fred
Position:Brief article - Book review
 
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3 THE ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF URBAN ECOLOGY

Edited by lan Douglas, David Goode, Michael Houck and Rusong Wang

Published by Routledge

ISBN 9780415498135

Price 150.00 [pounds sterling] hardback

The birds, animals, insects, trees and plants encountered by the majority of the world's people are those that survive in, adapt to, or are introduced to, urban areas. Some of these organisms give great pleasure; others invade, colonise and occupy neglected and hidden areas such as derelict land and sewers. Urban Ecology analyses this biodiversity and complexity and provides the science to guide policy and management to make...

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