Ecology for the City
For our purposes, urban ecology comprises both the traditional
ecological understanding of the interactions between and among
organisms and their urban environment as well as a systems ecology
perspective where the city itself is viewed as an ecosystem.
These definitions refer to the ecology "in" and the ecology "of
" cities, respectively.
We recognize the importance and complexity that humans bring to
the system. This recognition leads us to be highly
interdisciplinary in the way we approach the subject of urban
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