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  • June, 2022

    20 June 2022

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    Blowing in the Wind: Leaf Blower Disservices for Human and Ecosystem Health in the City
    Lidiya Beida, Toronto Felix Lambert, Inujuak Emma Despland, Montréal Rebecca Tittler, Montréal Carly Ziter, Montreal

    Reconsidering leaf blowers Calls for the ban of leaf blowers in urban centers are on the rise, including community group initiatives, municipal bans, opinion pieces, and proposed state/provincial and national-level legislation. The reasons include noise pollution, particulates, and other conventional pollutants, greenhouse gas emissions, and ecological disruption. Understanding the interconnected...

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    13 June 2022

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    Heat Risks are Rising in Cities Worldwide — Here Is How to Plan for Urban Heat Resilience
    Sara Meerow, Tempe Ladd Keith, Tucson

    Cities everywhere are getting hotter. Globally, every year from 2013 to 2021 ranked among the 10 hottest on record due to climate change. Urban areas are generally warming at a faster rate than rural or natural areas due to the urban heat island (UHI), a phenomenon whereby the built environment...

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    6 June 2022

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    Three Lessons for Co-creating Nature-based Solutions: How Can We Build Natural Networks to Deliver the Deal With Stakeholders?
    Shibeal McCann, Dublin Lodder Marleen, Rotterdam Paula Vandergert, London Kato Allaert, Rotterdam

    More than half of the world’s population lives and works in diverse, bustling cities. And perhaps, if you are reading this blog, you have a desire to make these places we call home greener—it can be done with nature-based solutions! Quite often city-makers who want to implement nature-based solutions run...

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    May, 2022

    30 May 2022

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    Can Permaculture Save the World?
    Lamiaa Biaz, Paris

    Like seeds planted in my brain The first time I ever heard about permaculture was in 2016. I discovered this life philosophy in the French documentaries “The World of Tomorrow” (by Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent), and then in “A Quest for Meaning” (by Nathanaël Coste and Marc de la...

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    23 May 2022

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    Threading the Needle: Advancing Equitable Green Infrastructure Investments in US Cities
    Will Allen, Chapel Hill

    Dr. Ian Mell from the University of Manchester recently published an article in Frontiers in Sustainable Cities on the role of green infrastructure in cities as a tool for economic and ecological “regeneration”. Dr. Mell’s article is one of a series of articles in both the peer-reviewed and popular literature...

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    18 May 2022

    COVID-19 as an Accelerator to Rethink the City
    Ana Faggi, Buenos Aires

    Urban public space has been a subject of rethinking for decades regarding its role as a catalyst for revitalization and as a promoter of social interaction. Thus, most cities have experienced substantial improvements which positioned them in a better ranking of liveable cities, since the type and quality of urban...

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    1 May 2022

    Urban Form and Urban Nature After the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Rob McDonald, Basel

    The COVID-19 pandemic is slowly receding and, while it still is a fatally serious problem in some places, it is possible to imagine it at least receding into an endemic disease. It is perhaps, therefore, a good time to reflect on what COVID-19 has meant and will mean for urban...

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    April, 2022

    21 April 2022

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    Translocal Adventures, Communities of Practice, and the TNOC Festival
    Duncan Crowley, Lisbon Giorgia Silvestri, Rotterdam Sara Silva, Lisbon

    UrbanA, ECOLISE, and Communities for Future joined forces to lead an experimental seed session on the first day of the amazing The Nature of Cities Festival (with online discussions on the #TNOCFestival hashtag). About 25 people turned up from different corners of the planet, on Monday 22nd of February 2021,...

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    14 April 2022

    Better Rankings for Better Cities: The Limitations and Prospects of City Rankings
    Devansh Jain, Singapore Perrine Hamel, Singapore

    So, what happens when a city reaches the top ranks? Have you ever noticed the kind of media attention the city gets? City rankings are indeed very popular and attract a lot of media attention across the globe. Each year, there are more than 40 city indices published globally. In...

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    4 April 2022

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    Developing a Successful Climate Action Plan for Mumbai
    Samarth Das, Mumbai

    Acknowledging local conditions and ensuring adherence across agencies and citizens will ensure achievements of its goals. With over 140 km of coastline and 480 sq.km land area, Mumbai is one of the most vulnerable cities to climate change induced hazards such as sea-level rise, storm surge, and urban flooding amongst...

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    March, 2022

    21 March 2022

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    Can we enable better decision-making when it comes to urban plant selection and preparation? Does urban ecology and the horticulture industry need to be better engaged with each other?
    María AragãoTimothy Blatch, Cape Town Amy Bowen, Lincoln Luis CamargoMartha Fajardo, Bogota Andrew Grant, Bath Richard HallettMark Hostetler, Gainesville Nikara Mahadeo, Cape Town Peter MassiniDarby McGrath, Lincoln Matthew Morrow, New York Max Piana, Amherst Ryan Plummer, St. Catharines Mohan Rao, Bangalore Keith Sacre, Cambridgeshire Georgia Silvera SeamansIan Shears, Melbourne Audrey Timm, Chilton Ernita van Wyk, Cape Town Mike Wells, Bath

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    21 March 2022

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    Growing Food Together Is Healthy
    Marthe Derkzen, Arnhem/Nijmegen Berber Bergstra, Wageningen

    Nature and greenery are good for you; we all know that by now. But is it also possible to improve your health by actively seeking out greenery or by getting involved in greenery yourself? That is, can you improve your health simply by taking an action? This is something Wageningen...

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    2 March 2022

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    Moving toward Anti-Racism in the Environmental Field
    Cindy Thomashow, Seattle

    This article is a statement of gratitude for experiences that have moved me toward antiracist environmental education. The last 20 years of my life have been a story of reckoning and awakening to pervasive racism and its effect on the environmental field. I was never taught the history of enslavement,...

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    February, 2022

    25 February 2022

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    This Changes Everything: New York’s Environmental Amendment
    Rebecca Bratspies, New York City

    In November 2021, New Yorkers overwhelmingly voted to add an environmental amendment to their state constitution. Section 19, which provides that “Each person shall have a right to clean air and water, and a healthful environment,” is now part of the New York Bill of Rights (the part of New...

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    11 February 2022

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    The Ecology of a Soi: Bangkok’s Generic Architecture from Inside-out
    Brian McGrath, New York Vineet Diwadkar, Bangkok

    Sois, or lanes, are the capillaries of Bangkok, Thailand. Like rectangular blocks in New York City, or piazzas in Rome, they constitute the architecture or the DNA of the city. For anthropologist Erik Cohen, a Bangkok soi constitutes an overlooked “semi-autonomous ecological sub-system” which comprise the “interstitial hinterland” between the...

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    January, 2022

    20 January 2022

    Highlights from The Nature of Cities 2021
    David Maddox, New York

    When we read unexpected and remarkable things, we smile, even laugh out loud, and think: yes, this makes sense; and I didn’t think of it before now. In this spirit, let us celebrate some of the highlights from TNOC writing in 2021. These contributions from around the world were some combination...

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    18 January 2022

    Embracing Diverse Concepts of Nature-based Solutions to Enact Transformational Change: A Perspective From the Early Career Working Group of the NATURA Network
    Zbigniew Grabowski, Millbrook Ffion Atkins, Cape Town Lelani Mannetti, Atlanta Clair Cooper, Durham Danielle McCarthy, Belfast Robert Hobbins, Atlanta Matt Smit, University Park Yuliya Dzyuban, Singapore Charlyn Green, Atlanta Yeowon Kim, Ottawa Hopeland P, Tamil Nadu Pablo Cantis, New York Luis Ortiz, New York

    Governments and communities around the world are embracing Nature-based Solutions (NbS) as a major climate adaptation strategy. Building off of pre-existing approaches to integrating ecological and built systems, NbS attempt to meet a wide array of social goals including improving urban quality of life, supporting transit and recreation, and mitigating...

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    2 January 2022

    Where Have All Our Gunda Thopes Gone? An Illustrated Story of Loss and Hope Around Peri-Urban Commons in Karnataka, India
    Sahana Subramanian, Lund Neeharika Verma, Amherst Sukanya Basu, Göttingen Seema Mundoli, Bangalore Harini Nagendra, Bangalore

    “Lakshmamma thought sadly of her grandchildren, growing up in the city, in a crowded slum with no thope to run around in or trees to climb.” This excerpt, from our bilingual book “Where have all our gunda thopes gone?”, is a story of loss and hope—loss of nature as a...

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    December, 2021

    6 December 2021

    Planning is Power: How Planning Shaped Colonial Realities in Occupied Palestine
    Huda Shaka, Jeddah

    Urban planning often serves existing power structures to the detriment of the marginalized and as such has been used as a tool for racial segregation and discrimination in many contexts. As UCLA Professor Ananya Roy puts it: “Urban planning has repeatedly produced segregation and displacement”. Much has been written, for...

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    November, 2021

    29 November 2021

    When “Good Commons” Create “Bad Commons”
    Praneeta Mudaliar, Ithaca

    Can practices that produce “good” commons also create “bad” commons? In some instances, practices of commoning spaces that are neither public, private, nor common can also degrade these spaces. Mornings in my neighborhood of Wanowrie in Pune city, in the western state of Maharashtra, India are a charming sight. An...

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