Chapter 4. Social Aspects of Urban Biodiversity – An Overview

  1. Norbert Müller2,
  2. Peter Werner3 and
  3. John G. Kelcey4
  1. Sarel Cilliers

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318654.ch4

Urban Biodiversity and Design

Urban Biodiversity and Design

How to Cite

Cilliers, S. (2010) Social Aspects of Urban Biodiversity – An Overview, in Urban Biodiversity and Design (eds N. Müller, P. Werner and J. G. Kelcey), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318654.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department Landscape Management & Restoration Ecology, University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Landscape Architecture, Post-box, 450155, 99081 Erfurt, Germany

  2. 3

    Institute Housing and Environment, Annastr. 15, 64285 Darmstadt, Germany

  3. 4

    Ceckovice 14, Bor U Tachova 348 02, Czech Republic

Author Information

  1. School of Environmental Sciences and Development, North-West University, Hoffmann Street, Private Bag x1006, Potchefstroom, South Africa

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332667

Online ISBN: 9781444318654

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Keywords:

  • social aspects of urban biodiversity – an overview;
  • LAB (2007) profile and promote urban biodiversity;
  • social benefits of urban biodiversity;
  • perceptions: value of urban biodiversity;
  • effects of social aspects on patterns of urban biodiversity;
  • approaches in urban biodiversity preservation from a social perspective

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Social benefits of urban biodiversity

  • Perceptions: value of urban biodiversity

  • Effects of social aspects on patterns of urban biodiversity

  • Approaches in urban biodiversity preservation from a social perspective (South African examples)

  • Conclusions

  • References