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Urban Ecology: Taking Measure of the Coming Megacity's Impact


February 8, 2008

Nancy Grimm If you are reading this, chances are that you live in a city--one, perhaps, on its way to becoming a megacity with a population that exceeds 10 million or more. What shape could these future cities take and how will their populations meet environmental and resource challenges? An article, "Global Change and the Ecology of Cities," published in the journal Science on Feb. 8, 2008, by Arizona State University ecologist Nancy Grimm and her colleagues, addresses these question. Full Story

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