Restoring urban biodiversity: Cities as ecosystem stewards
As global urbanization continues to rise, cities are facing numerous environmental challenges. Urban sprawl, pollution, and habitat destruction have led to a decline in biodiversity within urban areas. However, cities are not merely centers of human activity; they can also play a vital role in conserving and restoring biodiversity. In this article, we explore the importance of urban biodiversity, the challenges it faces, and innovative strategies that cities can adopt to become stewards of their local ecosystems.