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    David Maddox

    Founder & Editor-in-Chief, The Nature of Cities Principal, Urban Oikos Partners LLCNew York, NY USA David Maddox is committed to the health of the urban ecosystem—urban resilience, the application of ecosystem services for human welfare and livelihoods, and the effective and efficient monitoring and evaluation of these issues. As Founder and Editor of TheNatureOfCities.com and Principal of Urban Oikos Partners LLC, his current work is in the development and dissemination of useful knowledge for design and management of social-ecological systems in urban landscapes. He hold a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, with a statistics minor, from Cornell University and lives in New York City. Other interests can be seen at http://www.williebellmusic.com.

    June 22, 2016

    Coconuts
    What Should We Make of Jane Jacobs’ Critique of Parks in The Death and Life of Great American Cities?—TNOC Podcast Episode 8
    Philip Silva, New York
    David Maddox, New York City

    Also available at iTunes. Story Notes: Andy Hernandez walked into Washington Square Park on a sunny afternoon in 1981 with a cameraman, a boom box, and a mandate to make a music video for a medley of new songs by Kid Creole...

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    May 12, 2016

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    Look Who’s Coming to Dinner…Bacteria that Eat the Gowanus Sludge—TNOC Podcast Episode 7
    Philip Silva, New York
    David Maddox, New York City

    Also available at iTunes. Story notes: The Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn is well known throughout New York City as a nearly two-mile-long trench filled with sewage and chemicals left behind by years of neglectful pollution. Though the canal is slated for a...

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    May 1, 2016

    CentralPark
    Environmental Education and Advancing Urbanization
    David Maddox, New York City
    Harini Nagendra, Bangalore
    Thomas Elmqvist, Stockholm
    Alex Russ, Ithaca

    Cities—their design and how we live in them—will be key in our struggle for sustainability and, indeed, our future. As cities grow, as they are newly created, and as more and more people choose or require them as places to...

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