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Beyond the Trees: A Historical Perspective on Redlining's Role in Shaping Los Angeles' Avian Landscape
29-02-2024
Beyond the Trees: A Historical Perspective on Redlining's Role in Shaping Los Angeles' Avian Landscape
Assistant Professor Eric Wood, an expert in Avian Ecology and Conservation at Cal State Los Angeles, joins "All Things STEM" to discuss his research on the impact of environmental and global changes on biodiversity in urban landscapes, specifically in Los Angeles. His work explores how historical racial redlining has affected urban development, income inequality, and bird habitats. By combining avian research with social issues, Professor Wood's work sheds light on sustainability and equity in urban ecosystems. This episode offers a unique perspective on the intersection of wildlife biology and urban ecology, highlighting the historical and ongoing influences shaping metropolitan natural environments. Listeners will gain insights into how interdisciplinary research can inform and improve urban greening and conservation strategies in marginalized areas.Key points:Professor Eric Wood discusses his research on avian ecology and conservation in urban landscapesHistorical racial redlining has impacted urban development, income inequality, and bird habitatsThe research combines avian biology with social issues, focusing on sustainability and equityThe episode explores the intersection of wildlife biology and urban ecologyInterdisciplinary research can inform and improve urban greening and conservation strategies in marginalized areas Episode CreditsProduced, edited, and mixed by Monica AlarconMusic licensed by Premium Beat