International Union for Conservation of Nature

Trees

A New Study Asserts the Importance of Urban Trees in Conservation Efforts

Data collected from 13 million tree planting records in 473 urban areas across 73 countries provides insight into the role of urban trees in biodiversity conservation.

October 7, 2020 - Cosmos Online

Panama City Rainforest Fog

Land Use Patterns Connected to Biodiversity Crisis

As many as 1 million species are at risk of extinction if the world, including planning professionals and politicians, doesn't make big changes.

December 24, 2019 - Vox

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This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

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This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.