Scientific Summaries


Scientific Summary No. 11

This Scientific Summary deals with urban forests and why we need to understand that they are important.

Urban forests, and other urban green spaces, improve the quality of life in our cities in many ways. The ecological, social and economic benefits of urban green space have all been demonstrated, yet it is not always easy for researchers or practitioners in urban forestry and urban greening to find a listening ear for their message: urban green space is not only a beneficial 'extra attraction' for a city; a good green infrastructure is just as essential as a good road infrastructure.


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