Karen Dyson

Urban ecologist at the University of Washington; Founder and Director of Research and Design for Integrated Ecology; and Senior Scientist at Dendrolytics




The ecological and evolutionary consequences of systemic racism in urban environments

Introduction Cities are important ecosystems shaped by dynamic and interdependent biological, physical and social influences. However, Schell et al. note that few studies link research on urban ecological and evolutionary studies to that of social inequality. They argue it is integral to integrate these disciplines as human-created systems of power create uneven impacts on non-human…

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