Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-10-25
Received: 20 April 2018
Accepted: 6 September 2018
First Online: 25 October 2018
: Dr. Robert McDonald is Lead Scientist for the Global Cities program at The Nature Conservancy. He researches the impact and dependences of cities on the natural world, and help direct the science behind much of the Conservancy’s urban conservation work.Address: Global Cities Program, The Nature Conservancy, 4245 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203, USA.Email: Rob_mcdonald@tnc.orgTimothy Beatley is the Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities, in the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning, School of Architecture at the University of Virginia, where he has taught for the last 25 years. Much of Beatley’s work focuses on the subject of sustainable communities, and creative strategies by which cities and towns can fundamentally reduce their ecological footprints, while at the same time becoming more livable and equitable places.Address: Department of Urban & Environmental Planning, Campbell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA.Email: email@example.comThomas Elmqvist is professor in Natural Resource Management at Stockholm Resilience Center. His research is focused on ecosystem services, land use change, urbanization, natural disturbances and components of resilience including the role of social institutions.Address: Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Kräftriket 2B, SE-10691, Sweden.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
: Not applicable.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare they have no competing interests.
: Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.