Urban woods and socio-environmental complexity: a reflection on the contribution of geographical knowledge Caprara

Author/s Andrea Zinzani
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2019/2 Language Italian
Pages 8 P. 159-166 File size 118 KB
DOI 10.3280/RGI2019-002007
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This article advances a reflection on the geographical contribution in the analysis of woods and urban transformations interactions and specifically on related socioenvironmental dimension. Indeed, in the framework of the first World Forum on Urban Forests, hold in Mantova in November 2018 and focused on the relevancy of urban woods in relation to the environment and climate change, scientific debate was predominantly guided by architects, urban and forestry scientists. By proposing a lens which links urban geography and political ecology, and by reflecting on the political and socioenvironmental nature of the reconfiguration of Prati di Caprara wood in Bologna, this contribution highlights the relevancy and the key role of geography in the analysis of these processes.

Keywords: Urban woods, geographical knowledge, political ecology, Bologna, Prati di

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Andrea Zinzani, Boschi urbani e complessità socio-ambientale: una riflessione sul contributo del sapere geografico in "RIVISTA GEOGRAFICA ITALIANA" 2/2019, pp 159-166, DOI: 10.3280/RGI2019-002007