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Dr. Eric Strauss, Loyola Marymount University
President's Professor of Biology
Seaver College of Science & Engineering
Dr. Michele Romolini, Loyola Marymount University
Center for Urban Resilience
Mallika Sardeshpande, PhD, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Centre for Transformative Agriculture and Food Systems
Opeyemi Adeyemi, PhD, Rhodes University
Department of Environmental Science
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Current Issue: Volume 16, Issue 1 (2023) Managing Urban Ecosystems
Managing Urban Ecosystems: An Introduction to the Special Issue
Kat Superfisky and Nurit Katz
Special Topic Articles: Managing Urban Ecosystems
Missing Goals Yet Tangible Indicators within Sustainability Assessment Literature: The Need to Align Planning and Monitoring in Urban Sustainability
Matthew Cohen, Amelia Miles, and John E. Quinn
Expulsive Greening: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Resilience-Era Green Gentrification in Brooklyn, New York
Rose Jimenez and Juliana A. Maantay
Assessing and Improving the Ecological Function of Linear Parks Along the Lower Los Angeles River Channel, Los Angeles County, California, US
Daniel S. Cooper, Nurit D. Katz, Morgan L. Rogers, and Fiona M. Osborn
Preserving Nature in New York City: NYC Parks’ Forever Wild Program
Georgina Cullman, Novem Auyeung, Jennifer Greenfeld, Kristen L. King, and Marit Larson
Balancing Human Development with Wildlife Habitat and Connectivity through the Creation of Land Use Regulations for Private Property in Los Angeles, California
Ichthyofauna of the Los Angeles River
Sabrina L. Drill, Jason Post, Rosi Dagit, and Andres Aguilar
A Collaborative Social-Ecological Research Approach to Inform & Address Urban Coyote Management Challenges
Melinda J. Weaver, Anna Monterastelli, Eric G. Strauss, and Michele Romolini