Now showing items 1-10 of 642
What causal drivers influence carbon storage in Shanghai, China's urban and peri-urban forests?
Studies have documented many biophysical factors that are correlated with urban forest carbon storage. This urban forest function is also increasingly being promoted as a nature-based solution for cities. While urbanization ...
Urbanisation drivers and underlying mechanisms of terrestrial insect diversity loss in cities
(Wiley Blackwell Publishing, Inc, 2021-08)
1. Urbanisation is one of the main land-use changes behind global insect collapse. Despite that previous studies have described the negative effects of urbanisation on insect communities, so far there is no synthesis that ...
Characterization of the standard food and nutritional status of collective drivers of Bauru-SP
(Inst Brasileiro Pesquisa & Ensino Fisiologia Exercicio-ibpefex, 2018-05-01)
There is a growing rate of chronic diseases worldwide, which carries high financial cost for the country and damage in the population's life quality. Urban public bus drivers are a risk class because of sedentary work, ...
Micro and Macroscale Drivers of Nutrient Concentrations in Urban Streams in South, Central and North America
(Public Library of Science, 2016-09)
Global metrics of land cover and land use provide a fundamental basis to examine the spatial variability of human-induced impacts on freshwater ecosystems. However, microscale processes and site specific conditions related ...
Current Levels, Recent Historical Trends, and Drivers of Wildmeat Trade in the Amazon Tri-Frontier Region Between Colombia, Peru, and Brazil
(Academic Press, 2018)
While wildmeat trade in the Amazon has been given increasing attention in the last decade, managers and policy makers are still left without a clear understanding of the trends and the underlying drivers of wildmeat trade ...
Artificial light at night as a driver of urban colonization by an avian predator
Context: Urbanization and artificial light at night (ALAN) are major drivers of local biodiversity losses causing community alterations, disruption of predator-prey interactions, and ultimately, promotion of cascading ...