Native Species Foraging Buffers

Native Species Foraging Buffers

  Wildlife-human conflict in relation to urban foraging The influx of wildlife into cities is enlivening for urban dwellers and beneficial for ecological integrity, yet detrimental for these creatures as human-wildlife conflicts arise.  Urban food sources attract...
Native Species Forage Buffer Pilot Project

Native Species Forage Buffer Pilot Project

Photo © Erin Hauer Human-black bear conflict has been getting increased media attention in recent years, and urbanization will likely continue to displace bears and increase conflict.  In response, we want to explore the use of a native species foraging buffer as a...
WILD Cities’ NEW Urban Allies Campaign

WILD Cities’ NEW Urban Allies Campaign

In today’s world, cities are growing both in geographic size and population and often occupy the most attractive habitat available in a given area. The UN DESA report from 2014 estimates that 66% of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2050 and this...
You might not have thought that Mumbai was this wild

You might not have thought that Mumbai was this wild

Sanjay Gandhi National Park is among the rarest of national parks, surrounded on three sides by one of the densest cities on the planet – Mumbai, India. An amazing array of flora and fauna exist within the park’s boundaries, providing aesthetic and cultural value as...
Saving Barcelona’s Serra de Collserola

Saving Barcelona’s Serra de Collserola

Barcelona, Spain: the land of Antoni Gaudi, La Sagrada Familia, 1.6 million residents, street performers, beachgoers, La Rambla, tapas…..and shrinking natural spaces. The Serra de Collserola mountain range, located on the outskirts of the bustling metropolis, is one...
How One Man in Ecuador is Growing an “Eco-City”

How One Man in Ecuador is Growing an “Eco-City”

“It is so important that students know about our environment. We give them a different education than they would get in a classroom, doing activities that allow them to love and understand nature. We work in nurseries, grow plants, and do projects that minimize the...