Nature-based solutions resources

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Guidelines for co-creation and co-governance of nature-based solutions

This report analyses co-creation and co-governance approaches for Nature Based Solutions (NbS). Each project represents different ways in co-designing, co-developing, co-implementing and co-monitoring NbS that are being deployed in diverse European contexts. The analysis presents best practices

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NetworkNature Annual Event Report 2023: Enabling transformation through and for Nature-based Solutions

The report summarises the key outcomes of the NetworkNature Annual Event 2023 “Enabling transformation through and for Nature-based Solutions”, which took place on 8th June 2023, at the Flagey Building in Brussels and brought together more than 150 participants to discuss the transformative nature

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NetworkNature Factsheet 4 - Financing nature-based solutions in cities: Exploring opportunities from municipal funding

This factsheet explores how implementing Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in cities can be a more financially viable alternative to conventional approaches. By outlining inspiring NbS case studies, this facthseet lists possible options for municpalities to fund NbS in order to address societal

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European Roadmap to 2030 for Research and Innovation on Nature-based Solutions

This Roadmap to 2030, facilitated by NetworkNature, identifies core action areas for European research and innovation on Nature-based solutions (NbS) that are essential to achieve EU goals for NbS development and deployment. It offers a holistic view of the efforts made thus far, identifies

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Voices from the NetworkNature Nature-based Solutions Hubs - A booklet of success stories

NetworkNature is working to expand the nature-based solutions (NbS) community and provide support for implementing and amplifying NbS. One way we do this is by investing in relationships and working with local partners to grow locally-based networks. This booklet, produced in collaboration with the

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NetworkNature Knowledge Brief 3 - Leaving no one behind: Towards inclusive nature-based solutions

This Knowledge Brief produced by NetworkNature provides an overview of the concept of inclusion in the nature-based solutions context, including its relevance to the EU and international policy landscape and the just transition. By raising awareness on the importance of inclusive nature-based

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Integrating Nature-based Solutions in Education: Unlocking the Potential of Transformative Learning for Sustainability

This policy brief provides a timely and brief overview of the current policy incentives for NbS and sustainability education in Europe, identifies key barriers and opportunities in supporting education systems in taking up NbS education and offers key recommendations for policy makers, educators,

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Design Brief 3- Biodiversity-positive Design in Urban Areas with NbS: Mobility Network, Green associated with Buildings, Vacant Plots, Brownfields

This NetworkNature design brief series, the first of its kind, comprises three design briefs on biodiversity-positive design recommendations for urban and peri-urban areas with nature-based solutions. The series, developed with support of IFLA Europe, presents simple design suggestions for

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Design Brief 2- Biodiversity-positive Design in Urban Areas with NbS: Wildlife-friendly Areas, Conservation Sites, the Public Realm

This NetworkNature design brief series, the first of its kind, comprises three design briefs on biodiversity-positive design recommendations for urban and peri-urban areas with nature-based solutions. The series, developed with support of IFLA Europe, presents simple design suggestions for

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Design Brief 1- Biodiversity-positive Design in Urban Areas with NbS: Approaches

This NetworkNature design brief series, the first of its kind, comprises three design briefs on biodiversity-positive design recommendations for urban and peri-urban areas with nature-based solutions. The series, developed with support of IFLA Europe, presents simple design suggestions for

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Nature-based solutions Business information package

Whether you are just starting out in this field or are a professional already, or simply want to learn more, this document has useful information for everyone. The package starts with introducing the concepts of nature-based solutions and enterprises. We then present examples of nature-based

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Nature-based Solutions Made Easy

About this guide: Have you heard about nature-based solutions and want to know more? Then read on as NetworkNature helps you understand what nature-based solutions (NbS) are. You will also be able to identify those solutions that claim to be NbS but are not. We will introduce you to quality

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NetworkNature Visualisation: EU-Funded Nature-based solutions research projects addressing Societal Challenges across Ecosystems

In this document you can find a visual representation of the different types of ecosystems and most relevant societal challenges in the context of NbS, with the aim to simplify and communicate these concepts, while inspiring NbS good practices. || The European Commission defines Nature-

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Report on the Launch Event of TeAM HUb - the Hungarian Network Nature Hub for Nature-based solutions

This report covers the launch event of TeAM HUb1 - the Hungarian Network Nature Hub for Nature-based solutions took place at the Budapest Congress Centre on 18 October 2022.

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The NetworkNature Semester on Nature-based solutions and Standards Final Output Report

Nature-based solutions (NbS) are locally adapted, cost- and resource-efficient, systemic interventions, which can simultaneously provide environmental, social and economic benefits and build resilience to climate change. As such they have a real and transformative potential to address the two-fold

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NetworkNature Knowledge Brief 2: Ensuring the quality of nature-based solutions - perspectives of key stakeholder groups

This Knowledge Brief produced by NetworkNature aims to explore and analyse different perspectives and perceptions of high-quality nature-based solutions (NbS). The brief provides an overview from key stakeholder groups and draws recommendations for practitioners and policy-makers on how to ensure

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NetworkNature Annual Event Report: Upscaling nature-based solutions in policy and practice

This report was produced by NetworkNature to summarise the main outcomes of the NetworkNature Annual Event "Upscaling nature-based solutions in policy and practice", which took place on 27th September in Brussels. The event provided the opportunity to learn more about the state-of-the-

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The vital role of Nature-based Solutions in a nature positive economy

The Working Group on the Nature-Based Economy of Taskforce 3 produced this short video to highlight the main recommendations of the EC Expert Publication "The Vital Role of Nature-based Solutions in a Nature-Positive Economy". Watch the video and check out the report, which is a first

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The proposed EU Nature Restoration Law: what role for cities and regions?

This policy brief takes a fresh look at the implications of the European Commission’s proposed Nature Restoration Law for cities, regions and local actors. The first of its kind, this paper looks at what the Law holds in store for these governments and authorities – actors on the front lines of the

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NetworkNature Factsheet: Seizing opportunities for ecosystem restoration to tackle societal challenges

This factsheet explores the potential of ecosystem restoration actions to halt and reverse the degradation of ecosystems. Building on the outcomes of the last NetworkNature semester theme on Nature-based solutions for Ecosystem Restoration, the factsheet provides an analysis of several restoration

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