Nature-based solutions resources

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  • Guidance

Building on nature: Area-based conservation as a key tool for delivering the SDGs

The guidance has been developed in a global partnership by IEEP, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), UN Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and global leading conservation organisations the Nature Conservancy (TNC), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and WWF. It

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  • Policy Brief

FUTURE BRIEF: The solution is in nature

Nature-based solutions are our best ally in the fight against climate change and help deliver the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030. These solutions bring multiple benefits — they empower people and communities, they increase resilience, and they provide jobs and business opportunities. Scaling up

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  • Report

Nature-based Solutions State of the Art in EU-funded Projects

This document summarises outcomes from the EC individual expert reports delivered through its ‘Valorisation of NBS Projects’ initiative. EU research and innovation projects were scanned for results pertaining to key areas such as biodiversity, climate change mitigation and adaptation (including

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  • Guidance

FINANCING NATURE: Closing the Global Biodiversity Financing Gap

The report identifies a set of nine financial and policy mechanisms that, if implemented and scaled up, can collectively close the biodiversity financing gap. The report goes into detail about the enabling conditions for the implementation and scaling of each of these mechanisms, and it makes

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  • Report

Better outside – using our spaces more Ideas source book

This booklet is designed to demonstrate possibilities for enticing people to undertake all kinds of activities outside. Being outside can enable things to happen during the Covid-19 pandemic that might otherwise be prevented by the need for ventilation or physical distancing. For example: teaching

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  • Dataset

CitiesWithNature and COVID-19: Collection of resources

In the time of the COVID-19 global pandemic, our network of cities and regions is on the frontline of response. The pandemic is calling us to increasingly connect online. CitiesWithNature, as a unique, next-generation initiative, is supporting an online community of practice, enabling learning and

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  • Paper

Innovating with Nature: From Nature-Based Solutions to Nature-Based Enterprises

Nature-based solutions (NBS) to address societal challenges have been widely recognised and adopted by governments in climate change and biodiversity strategies. Nevertheless, significant barriers exist for the necessary large-scale implementation of NBS and market development is still in its

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  • Event

Farfalle in Tour

We propose a project that wants to be a collective idea where different realities confront each other, each with its own skills. It finds its originality in the subject "the butterfly" which stands out for its beauty, and to whose many varieties of colors and designs, turn attention,

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  • Report

International Good Practice Principles for Sustainable Infrastructure

The International Good Practice Principles for Sustainable Infrastructure set out ten guiding principles that policymakers can follow to help integrate sustainability into infrastructure planning and delivery. They are focused on integrated approaches and systems-level interventions that

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Nature4Cities - Diagnostic of your city's trends with Colouree and/or Greencity

Do you work for a council, as policy-maker or in urban or green spaces planning? Colouree and Greencity will help you set up an exhaustive and ongoing monitoring system to (i) identify the best place for your NBS projects, (ii) support data-driven and collective decision-making and (iii) monitor

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  • Event

FTA 2020 Science Conference into Book of Abstracts

FTA ran a fully digital internal scientific conference that gathered all researchers involved in FTA from its partner organizations. The purpose of the conference was to present the most exciting research results, exchange experiences and lessons learned, and reflect on the way forward until the

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  • Policy Brief

Opinion Fact sheet: Bio-diverse cities and regions beyond 2020 at the UN CBD COP 15 and in the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030

The political objective of this own-initiative opinion is to adopt the official position of the CoR to disseminate in the ongoing preparatory meetings and events towards the 15th Conference of Parties of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UN CBD COP 15) and consequently to

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  • Product

Connecting Nature Enterprise Platform

The Connecting Nature Enterprise Platform is an online marketplace that aims to increase awareness of the economic potential of nature-based solutions, connecting buyers and suppliers. The platform has been created building on a collaboration between Trinity and UCD, whose pioneering global

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  • Document
  • Guidance

Green Jobs Create Economic Opportunities

In this lesson, students in their final year of high school will reflect on how their future jobs can be a part of the green economy, paying special attention to how they can integrate Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) and thereby influence their local economies and communities positively. After an

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  • Software

Nature4cities - Participation tool CitizenSay

Involve citizens in your project with our NBS projects participation tool CitizenSay. Are you a policy maker and want to engage and involve multiple stakeholders in your NBS project? Or are you a citizen or a specialist and you want to contribute to developing projects adapted to your needs and

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  • Guidance
  • Paper

Green Infrastructure and Public Health

The Green Infrastructure Strategy proposed by the European Commission, promotes the development of Green Infrastructure across the EU delivering economic, social and ecological benefits and contributing to sustainable growth. It guides the implementation of Green Infrastructure at EU,

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  • Paper

Ecopsychology: How Immersion in Nature Benefits Your Health

A growing body of research points to the beneficial effects that exposure to the natural world has on health, reducing stress and promoting healing. Now, policymakers, employers, and healthcare providers are increasingly considering the human need for nature in how they plan and operate. Discover

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  • Software

Nature4Cities - NoiseModelling

Among the tools developed in the scope of Nature4Cities, one is dedicated to the assessment of noise. NoiseModelling is a free and open-source tool designed to produce environmental noise maps on very large urban areas. Urban planners can use NoiseModelling in order to carry out impact studies

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  • Report

UPSCALING CORPORATE SOLUTIONS FOR BIODIVERSITY

This report seeks to describe the actual levers and modes of action that are successfully being used by business, and also to identify the conditions for their scale-up: the point is how to take or pursue actions of a similar nature at different plants and sites, or in other sectors and businesses

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