Tag: urban ecosystems

March 12, 2021

Q&A: Cities are evolutionary incubators for invasive species

Brown anoles can be seen all over the streets of Gainesville, Florida. In wild areas nearby, though, the invasive Cuban lizards aren’t nearly as common as, say, native green anoles...

June 18, 2020

Urban forests draw more birds and insects than street trees

Rather than rely on the safety of tree-lined streets for food, leaf-eating insects seem to prefer urban forests, even if they have to tolerate more predators in them. In the...

August 21, 2015

Being a Lazy Lawnmower Improves Bee Habitat: TWS Member

Putting off your lawn mowing chores could be a great way to improve bee diversity, according to ongoing research. “There’s an incredible amount of diversity in these lawns when we...