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Sarah Bekessy

Alternate Name:
Sarah A. Bekessy
Briefing paper

Nature based solutions for urban liveability: critical policy brief

This briefing draws upon the expertise of RMIT’s urban greening, biodiversity and liveability research community to inform policy makers and the wider community on the critical opportunities nature-based solutions offer in enhancing liveability.
Conference paper

Connecting with nature in urban green space: nonmaterial benefits perceived by green space users in Perth, Western Australia

Urban green spaces (UGS) like parks, sports grounds and bush reserves provide opportunities for city dwellers to interact with the natural environment. Our study sought to establish the importance of UGS for city dwellers to not only interact, but ‘connect’, with nature given that research...
Report

Improving connectivity for biodiversity across the City of Melbourne: a framework for evaluating and planning management actions

This report contains a methodological framework to measure habitat connectivity for a series of key animal groups across an urban landscape. The report contains a summary of the recent science for measuring habitat connectivity, things to consider when using this approach and worked examples.