Category: Terrestrial ecosystems


A Historical View of Addressing the Connectivity of the Green Infrastructure by the Urban Plans

Urban ecology sees today the city nature as a green infrastructure providing ecosystem services to the urban dwellers, contributing to their welfare and a sustainable urban development. However, the concepts included in this view are not as new as it seems. Ecosystem services are just a reiteration of the ecological economy view of nature as


Evaluation of Slope Greening Performance in Promoting the Urban Ecology of Hong Kong

Urban expansion leads to a large scale of terrestrial habitat loss in Hong Kong. Urban greening plays a crucial role in ecologically restoring the degraded landscapes by promoting biodiversity and ecosystem services. Slope greening occupies to a considerable proportion of greening works in Hong Kong due to the presence of hilly topography and highly urbanized