Nature-based solutions resources

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Commission on Ecosystem Management

Many of the world's ecosystems have undergone significant degradation with negative impacts on biological diversity and peoples' livelihoods. There is a growing realization that we will not be able to conserve the earth's biological diversity through the protection of critical areas

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What is Ecosystem Restoration

Ecosystem restoration means assisting in the recovery of ecosystems that have been degraded or destroyed, as well as conserving the ecosystems that are still intact. Healthier ecosystems, with richer biodiversity, yield greater benefits such as more fertile soils, bigger yields of timber and fish,

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LIFE programme: Short summaries of projects from the LIFE 2019 call for proposals

This EU funding for the LIFE programme projects triggered total investments of nearly €590 million to help meet these projects' ambitious goals for environment, nature, and climate action. The projects will help to achieve the European Green Deal. Here you can find a list of short summaries of

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A new generation of young people is putting the planet first. Here's everything you need to know

We are witnessing monumental changes to the balance of the natural world and how the human world, responsible for these changes, is responding. The impact from climate change is coinciding with the coming of age of a generation of young ecopreneurs – Generation Restoration – who are choosing to

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TRENDING SCIENCE: About 97 % of land areas have been destroyed, research claims

How many pristine places are left undisturbed by oil, gas and mining activities, as well as land development? What is the extent of this damage to habitats? According to a study published in the journal ‘Frontiers in Forests and Global Change’, nearly 3 % of the world’s land remains ecologically

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Barriers and Enablers for Scaling NbS to the Landscape Level [Socio-Ecological Resilience: ‘Weaving’ to scale Nature-based Solutions (Master Thesis)]

Thus far, little research has been conducted on barriers and enablers for scaling NbS to the landscape level. In collaboration with the Bioregional Weaving Labs collective (aiming to restore, protect, and regenerate at least one million hectares of Europe’s land and sea by 2030), a student research

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Vegetation for urban green air quality plans

Are you aware of the benefits that urban vegetation can produce to lowering temperature and improving air quality? Do you remember how you missed being in contact with nature during the lockdown? The book presents how the Life VEG-GAP project consortium have deepened the links between vegetation

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Planning and implementing nature-based solutions - summary

This report is a summary of the proGIreg project's efforts in planning and implementing nature-based solutions, the summary is derived from in-depth reports linked to the end of each chapter. Explore the reports to learn more!

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Financing Natura 2000 - EU Funding Opportunities in 2021-2027

The document is designed to help improve the uptake of EU funds for biodiversity and in particular for the management and restoration of Natura 2000 sites in the current multiannual financial framework (MFF). The guide analyses possibilities of financing investments in Natura 2000 from different EU

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Forest Biodiversity in Europe - From Science to Policy

This report aims to explore the importance of biodiversity in the context of European forests and to make suggestions on how this biodiversity can be effectively maintained and enhanced through protection, management and restoration. The report is meant for all kinds of decision-makers at the EU,

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Case Studies on Adaptation and Climate Resilience in Schools and Educational Settings

Educational institutions can play an instrumental role in local level climate adaptation and resilience building. They create spaces for peer learning, innovative ideas, community awareness, and implement practical solutions. Sharing knowledge, best practices and concrete experiences on how to

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Adaptációs jó gyakorlatok

Az adatbázis célja a hazai önkormányzatok hatékony klímaadaptációjának elősegítése és a klímaváltozással szembeni sérülékenységük csökkentése hazai és nemzetközi jó gyakorlatok bemutatása által. A találatok célirányosan, a projekt, a technológia, a település vagy a címke megadásával szűrhetők. [

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Nature-based Solutions in the Nordic Region

The NetworkNature Nordic hub is a gathering place for all those who work with nature-based solutions in the Nordic region. It is a platform where we exchange contacts and share the knowledge, we gain about implementing nature-based solutions in our part of the world. Also, we post Nordic cases on

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Innovatív vízgazdálkodási megoldások gyűjteménye

Az Innovatív vízgazdálkodási megoldások gyűjteménye olyan fejlesztések, termékek, szolgáltatások adatait gyűjti össze, amelyek ökoszisztéma alapú segítséget nyújthatnak az éghajlatváltozás hatására megjelent térségi és települési vizes problémák kezeléséhez és megoldásához. A gyűjtemény a

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Innovating with Nature: Nature-based solutions

This infographic shows how nature-based solutions can play an important role in solving several of the challenges that our society is living nowadays, such as: Climate change and energy, Unsustainable and unhealthy cities or degradation of ecosystems.

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Az esővízhasznosítás és szürkevíz újrahasznosítás lehetőségei a klímaváltozás hatásainak csökkentésében

A klímaváltozás okozta hidrogeológiai kockázatok miatt az európai városok egyre gyakrabban szembesülnek a kapcsolódó problémákkal, akár hirtelen áradások vagy éppen a vízhiány képében. A Körforgásos Városi Vízgazdálkodás projekt (CWC) célja hogy segítse a városokat az elavult városi infrastruktúra

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Rainwater harvesting & greywater recycling against climate change

Climate change induced hydrological risks are making European cities increasingly vulnerable against urban floods and at the same time make the water scarcity problem worse. Coupled with growing drinking water consumption and consequently rising amounts of wastewater to be treated, this threatens

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Greenopolis - a learning platform about nature-based solutions

Greenopolis is an educational platform about nature-based solutions. The material contains activities and exercises that bring school children (age 8-12 yrs) outside into the (urban)nature to learn through reflexions, creativity, experiments, observations, and by being bodily present in nature

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URBAN GreenUP Barriers and Boundaries Identification

This deliverable investigates the experiences and approaches of the URBAN GreenUP cities with the identification of the barriers and boundaries in terms of implementation of Nature-Based Solutions. It provides detailed descriptions of potential barriers and boundaries under the following

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URBAN GreenUP Climate Change Challenge Catalogue

This report provides a useful tool for the standardisation of a method to identify and evaluate cities in respect of several societal city challenges. Such a tool will allow practitioners to be able to examine these challenges in a simple way with accurate information about how these challenges

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