(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Ornamental plants and the production of nature(s) in the Spanish real estate boom and bust : the case of Alicante

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

HERNANDEZ M. (1) ; MORALES A. (1) ; SAURI D. (2) ;
(1) Instituto Interuniversitaruio de Geografia, Univ., Alicante, ESPAGNE
(2) Departament de Geografia, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, ESPAGNE


Through a political ecology approach, the AA. analyze how ornamental species have become a fundamental part of new natures induced by urbanization in the Spanish province of Alicante. They connect the economic and ecological characteristics of ornamental plants like the palm tree to urbanization and real estate trends in Alicante. The results indicate that, in Alicante, economic recession and environmental crises (manifested in the pests affecting palm trees) have mutually reinforced one other, creating a new geography of ecological desolation in many areas


Article of periodic

published at : Urban geography / ISSN 0272-3638

Editor : Winston, Silver Spring, MD - ETATS-UNIS (1980)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 35, no1 [pp. 71-85]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.

Collation : 7 fig., 1 tabl., 1 ill.



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