Greening Cities: Wildlife Corridors and Green Spaces with a Big Cooling Impact

In modern cities, planned green spaces allow a diverse array of urban wildlife to surround city dwellers, yet there is often a lack of appreciation for these animal neighbors. Sadly, some people fail to respect and understand the importance of coexisting with urban wildlife. Many species are considered pests, leading to harmful treatment of their habitats and well-being, sometimes even putting them in life-threatening situations. Urban development is a significant driver of habitat loss and wildlife deterioration, exacerbating the challenges faced by these animals.

Wildlife can flourish in urban green spaces such as Fish Creek Provincial Park in Calgary, Alberta

As the human population continues to grow, urban green spaces have declined, or in many cases disappeared altogether and yet housing developments have continued to expand, resulting in the displacement and destruction of habitats for wildlife. 

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