Publication: urban form and experience of nature

Shanahan D F, Cox D T C, Fuller R A, Hancock S, Lin B B, Anderson K, Bush R, Gaston K J (2017)  Variation in experiences of nature across gradients

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Publication: Feeding birds and human wellbeing

Cox, D T C and Gaston, K J (2016) Urban bird feeding: connecting people with nature. PLoS ONE 11(7): e0158717. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158717 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0158717 Abstract At a time of unprecedented biodiversity loss,

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Practical advice on urban meadows

Published on July 12, 2016, in All, Other outputs.

Drawing on the experience from the F3UES project and that of the stakeholders we have been working with in Bedford and Luton, Helen Hoyle has contributed a Policy and Practice

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Hidden biodiversity: the more you look the more you find

Published on June 27, 2016, in All, News and musings.

As so many different areas have been surveyed for the BESS project, the diversity of species which turn up is equally diverse. The range of sites and species examined has

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Meadow plantings: the video

Published on March 9, 2016, in All, Other outputs.

The meadow planting experiment is now finished and the results are being written up for publication.  The experiment ran from early 2014 until the end of 2016, and as previous

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Publication: Scale and ecosystem service modelling

Grafius, D.R., Corstanje, R., Warren, P.H., Evans, K.L., Hancock, S., Harris, J.A., 2016. The impact of land use/land cover scale on modelling urban ecosystem services. Landscape Ecol 1–14.  doi:10.1007/s10980-015-0337-7 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10980-015-0337-7

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Publication: Waveform lidar over vegetation

Hancock S, Armston J, Li Z, Gaulton R, Lewis P, Disney M, Danson FM, Strahler A, Schaaf C, Anderson K, Gaston KJ (2015)  Waveform lidar over vegetation: An evaluation of

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Publication: Likeability of garden birds …

Cox DTC, Gaston KJ (2015) Likeability of garden birds: importance of species knowledge & richness in connecting people to nature. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0141505. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0141505 Abstract Interacting with nature is

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Beauty is a beast

‘Parasite’ is the term used for a creature that lives on or in another ‘host’, but doesn’t actually kill it. A ‘parasitoid’ is something whose presence does kill, or at

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One small millipede for Milton Keynes …

Published on May 3, 2015, in All, News and musings.

You may rarely consider the existence of millipedes, or indeed, be asking, “What IS a millipede?” But some of the smallest creatures found through the F3UES project, can potentially have

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