Delivering ecosystems services via spatial planning: reviewing the possibilities and implications of a green infrastructure approach
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|Title:||Delivering ecosystems services via spatial planning: reviewing the possibilities and implications of a green infrastructure approach||Authors:||Lennon, Mick
Scott, Mark J.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7845||Date:||2014||Online since:||2016-09-01T16:05:30Z||Abstract:||Ecosystem services have been researched and promoted widely as a tool to address biodiversity conservation and as an approach to tackle climate change mitigation/adaptation. This paper explores the potential for delivering ecosystem services through spatial planning, proposing a deepening of an ecological fix in planning theory and practice. Specifically, we examine the emerging literature surrounding green infrastructure to: (1) identify ecological principles to inform planning policies and processes; (2) propose a re-scoping of spatial planning practices to place ecology, ecosystem services and environmental risks as central concerns of planning practice; and (3) examine effective procedures to ensure more ecologically sound outcomes in the planning process.||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Liverpool University Press||Journal:||Town Planning Review||Volume:||85||Issue:||5||Keywords:||Ecosystems services; Spatial planning; Green infrastructure; Principles; Practice; Procedures; Ecological fix||DOI:||10.3828/tpr.2014.35||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy Research Collection|
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