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Biophilic Cities Are Sustainable, Resilient Cities

On an increasingly urban planet, cities face shocks such as climate change, natural disasters and economic uncertainty. Biophilic cities are cities that provide close and daily contact with nature as well as seeking to create and build on awareness for caring for it.

This article argues that biophilic cities are also more sustainable and resilient, socially and environmentally and identifies key pathways by which biophilic urbanism enhances resilience.