The small pretender

If you had been reading the 14th July (2016) edition of the free Metro newspaper, you might be forgiven for overlooking a small Metro Bites headline on the front page,

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Publication: Where do people experience nature?

Cox DTC, Hudson HL, Shanahan DF, Fuller RA, Gaston KJ, (2017) The rarity of direct experiences of nature in an urban population. Landscape and Urban Planning 160, 79–84. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.12.00 Available

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Publication: Doses of neighborhood nature

Cox DTC, Shanahan DF, Hudson HL, Plummer KE, Siriwardena GM, Fuller RA, Anderson K, Hancock S, Gaston KJ (2017). Doses of neighborhood nature: the benefits for mental health of living

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Ecosystem services modelling workshop at Cranfield

Cranfield University hosted a workshop on ecosystem services modelling on the 1-2 Dec 2016 for twenty early career researchers. Topics explored practical considerations and challenges with the current state of

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Publication: Another bit of biodiversity for Bedford

Richards P (2016) New county records and some habitat observations for Trichoniscoides species (Isopoda, Oniscidea: Trichoniscidae) from Bedfordshire and Derbyshire. Bulletin of the British Myriapod and Isopod Group 29: 37-41

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Publication: Birds, connectivity and urban form

Cox, DTC, Inger R, Hancock S, Anderson K, Gaston KJ (2016) Movement of feeder-using songbirds: the influence of urban features. Scientific Reports 6, 37669. doi:10.1038/srep37669 Available from: http://www.nature.com/articles/srep37669 Abstract Private

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Publication: Urban biodiversity, landscape and planning – a review

Norton B, Evans KL, Warren PH (2016), Urban biodiversity and landscape ecology: patterns, processes and planning Current Landscape Ecology Reports, DOI 10.1007/s40823-016-0018-5 Available from: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40823-016-0018-5 Abstract Effective planning for biodiversity

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Publication: Public responses to biodiverse meadow plantings

Southon G E, Jorgensen A, Dunnett N, Hoyle H, Evans K L (2017), Biodiverse perennial meadows have aesthetic value and increase residents’ perceptions of site quality in urban green-space. Landscape

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Publication: Cleaning up the carcasses

Inger, R., Cox, D. T. C., Per, E., Norton, B. A. and Gaston, K. J. (2016), Ecological role of vertebrate scavengers in urban ecosystems in the UK. Ecology and Evolution,

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It’s the little things that keep us busy

The counts are in! In fact the counts were in a couple of months ago but final checking and verification of reference material is now complete and we have more

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