An urban area, built-up area or urban agglomeration is a human settlement with a high population-density and an infrastructure of built environment.

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Urban environmental exposures drive increased breast cancer incidence

Urban parks built on former waste incineration sites could be lead hotspots

Urban Animals Can’t Take the Heat, Study Finds

New nationwide modeling points to widespread racial disparities in urban heat stress

Climate action plans mobilize limited urban change, researchers report

More Than Green Spaces: How Investing in Urban Parks Improves Health and Saves Money

Urban Bees Are More Stressed Out Than Their Suburban Or Rural Sisters

California started this community project to document urban nature | The City Nature Challenge is an annual contest to document as many species of plant, animal and other types of critters in a four-day period. This year’s event begins Friday and closes on Monday. It include 488 cities worldwide.

COVID Cages: Pandemic Has Reduced Diverse Urban Interactions

Humidity may increase heat risk in urban climates

Abundance of urban honeybees adversely impacts wild bee populations

New tools capture economic benefit of restoring urban streams

In U.S. counties with more Black doctors, Black people live longer — per study that controls for covariates like rural/urban, poverty, uninsured individuals, etc.

Stopping storms from creating dangerous urban geysers

Food: A Hidden Factor in Urban Violence in Central America

Preventing urban flooding in the face of climate change

Revolutionizing Urban Living: Roofscapes Transforms Parisian Rooftops Into Green Havens

Cascading failures in urban traffic systems tied to hidden bottlenecks

The Dark Side of Urban Growth: Study Reveals Rampant Inequality in Cities

Urban Jungle review: The new challenge of cities teeming with life