Cities and Urbanization

How to make our cities greener, healthier, wilder and fairer

Charlotte Arnoux, recruitment officer and first-time gardener, waters plants on the 700 square metre (7500 square feet) rooftop of the Bon Marche, where the store's employees grow some 60 kinds of fruits and vegetables such as strawberries, zucchinis, mint and other herbs in their urban garden with a view of the capital in Paris, France, August 26, 2016.  REUTERS/Regis Duvignau  - LR1EC8Q1AH2O9

Reconnecting people with nature could make cities even more critical to biodiversity Image: REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Ben Smith
Director for Energy and Climate Change, Arup Group
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