UK Urban Ecology Forum

News and forthcoming events of interest

George Barker, the founder of UK MAB Urban Forum, sadly passed away on May 1st aged 78

George Barker commissioned the report which opened up the whole field of the benefits of nature and green-spaces in urban areas. David Goode has written a tribute to George on the Nature of Cities website.

(23 May 2018)

Forum Chair Richard Scott recently attended the UNís World Urban Forum (WUF9) in Kuala Lumpur

Richard has been able to commence the process for the UK Urban Ecology Forum to join the UN-Habitat Urban Network.

The Kuala Lumpur Declaration includes implementation of the UN Habitat III New Urban Agenda.

(21 February 2018)

UN Habitat has adopted the New Urban Agenda

A new framework that that lays out how cities should be planned and managed to best promote sustainable urbanization.

(19 August 2017)

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