Even tiny green spaces in cities help urban wildlife biodiversity
By Michael Le Page
The High Line, an urban park in New York
Increasing the number of plants in cities provides a big and rapid boost to biodiversity, according to a four-year study in Melbourne, Australia. The findings add to the evidence that the greening measures many cities are starting to take can make a huge difference to wildlife, in addition to their other benefits.
â€œAdding more indigenous plant species to a small green spaceÂ can greatly contribute to positive ecological outcomes in a short period of time,â€ says Luis Mata at the University â€¦