Publication Date

July 2017

Ecosystem services are essential to cities. Planning for a sustainable city requires identification of the benefits that nature provides and understanding their value. This special issue delves into the role of urban biodiversity and its relationship to ecosystem services and community well-being. The papers published in this issue were presented at the 3rd International Conference on Urban Biodiversity held at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, in Mumbai, India in October, 2012.