URBIO 2014 and the "Research Agenda on Urban Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Design"

By courtesy of the authors the presentations of the URBIO2014 conference in Incheon on the "Research Agenda on Urban Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Design" are available as PDF to view and download on this website. Please be aware that all rights remain with their respective owners.

 

Presentation of the Research Agenda at the City Biodiversity Summit at the Convention on Biological Diversity's 12th Conference of the Parties in Pyeongchang (Monday, October 13th, 2014)

 

What is URBIO and the "Global Research Agenda for Urban Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Design"? (1,95MB)
Prof. Norbert Müller (URBIO President / Department of Landscape Management and Restoration Ecology, University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Germany)

 

Presentations at the URBIO 2014 conference (Saturday, October 11th, 2014)

 

Keynote: Towards a Research Agenda on Urban Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Design (3,67MB)
Prof. Norbert Müller (URBIO President / Department of Landscape Management and Restoration Ecology, University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Germany)

 

Session "Research Agenda on Urban Biodiversity, Ecosystem services and Design"
Chairs: Norbert Müller (URBIO President / University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Germany) & Shela Patrickson (ICLEI Cities Biodiversity Center, Cape Town, South Africa)

 

A Research Agenda for Urban Biodiversity (3,95MB)
G. David Maddox (The Nature of Cities, New York City, USA)

 

Pioneering nature-based solutions for cities (0,99MB)
Chantal van Ham (IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, European Union Representative Office Brussels, Belgium)

 

What biodiversity knowledge do cities need - experiences from the Local Action for Biodiversity (LAB) Programme(3,00MB)
Shela J. Patrickson (ICLEI Cities Biodiversity Center, Cape Town, South Africa)

 

Ecological knowledge that cities need: the view from New York City (6,5MB)
Bram Gunther (New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, New York City, USA) & G. David Maddox (The Nature of Cities, New York City, USA)

 

Biological surveys and conservation activities in cooperation with citizens (Activities of the Nagoya Biodiversity Conservation Activity Council) (3,32MB)
Hiroshi Hashimoto (Nagoya Biodiversity Conservation Activity Council / Faculty of Agriculture, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan)

 

Analyzing urban resilience and sustainability through a social-technological-ecological system approach. Lessons from the Cities and Biodiversity Outlook project. (0MB)
Thomas Elmqvist (Stockholm Resilience Centre / Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden)

 

Session "Panel Discussion on Research Agenda on Urban Biodiversity, Ecosystem services and Design"

Chairs: G. David Maddox (The Nature of Cities, New York, USA) & Norbert Müller (URBIO President / University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Germany)

 

Biodiversity and conservation in cities: critical knowledge gaps (1,17MB)
Glenn H. Stewart (Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zealand) & Pippin M. Anderson (University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa)

 

Comprehensive urban biodiversity and role of cities in broader scale biodiversity conservation (1,12MB)
Charles H. Nilon (University of Missouri, Columbia, USA)

 

Biodiversity as a tool for sustainable landscape design (8,76MB)
Maria Ignatieva (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden)

 

Simulation models and participation—ideas for collabortions between scientists, designers and citizens (9,5MB)
G. David Maddox (The Nature of Cities, New York, USA)

 

Panel Discussion on Research Agenda on Urban Biodiversity, Ecosystem services and Design
Moderation: G. David Maddox (The Nature of Cities, New York, USA)