Hotspot Cities

By |2018-01-22T15:14:36+02:00January 17th 2018|climate change & resilience, green & smart development, , , , , , |

In the UN Convention of Biological Diversity, 196 nations have agreed to put 17% of the earth’s surface under protection. Author Richard Weller calls for additional land to be protected in the world’s “hotspots”, where biodiversity is threatened by urban sprawl. In his text, he discusses why regional ecology is an issue for urban planning.