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Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
United States of America
Global

This study assesses the global mountain population, population change over the 1975–2015 time-range, and urbanisation for 2015. The work uses the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) definition of mountain areas combined with that of mountain range outlines generated by the Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA).

Analyse du processus d’extension de la ville de N’Djamena au Tchad
Journal Articles & Books
March 2021
Chad

La ville de N’Djamena, capitale de la République du Tchad connaît sans cesse, depuis sa création en 1900, une extension urbaine qui se traduit par une consommation démesurée de l’espace. Un état de fait rendu possible durant des décennies par différents facteurs antagonistes issus de l’absence et/ou de l’insuffisance de l’autorité de l’Etat.

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Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
United States of America
Portugal

Urban population decline has been extensively described as a triggering factor for community segregation and fragmentation, as well as for land use vacancy and house/flat vacancies, resulting in rising interest in strategies of green infrastructure expansion aimed at citizens’ wellbeing and urban ecosystems.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
Canada
United States of America

In the face of ongoing habitat loss and fragmentation, maintaining an adequate level of landscape connectivity is needed to both encourage dispersal between habitat patches and to reduce the extinction risk of fragmented wildlife populations.

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2020
Spain
Portugal
United States of America

The process of population concentration in cities is a worldwide phenomenon—not yet finished—which has led to a widespread rural exodus and abandonment of rural areas. In Spain it occurred very abruptly from 1960, leaving numerous population centers abandoned in the northern half of the country. It is the so-called “empty Spain”.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2019

A wide variety of settlement systems exist, ranging from small villages to large metropolises. However, spatial analyses are typically confined to the mere presence or absence of built-up land and the changes therein, while more subtle differences between various settlement systems are ignored.

urban land and housing markets
Reports & Research
October 2019
Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s rapidly growing urban centers are facing an unprecedented level of demand for urban land
and housing. How can Ethiopia supply urban land in an efficient and equitable fashion to accommodate
growing demand from industries and individuals for diverse uses? How can existing residents and