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Festival of Ideas: Legacy or Liability – Trees in the Urban Realm

Friday, 14 May 2021 - 10:00 (Europe/Brussels)
Online

As soon as tree planting is proposed in our congested urban areas, the full plethora of challenges quickly become obvious.

When planning urban tree planting, an understanding of the constraints that urban areas present is critical if long term canopy cover is going to be possible Our...

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Surviving the City - Urban Forests for nature-based health and happiness

European Forum on Urban Forestry - The Swiss Week

Tuesday, 18 May 2021 to Friday, 21 May 2021

Surviving the City - Urban Forests for nature-based health and happiness

To round off the Urban Forestry Semester 2021 , a series of exciting events have been planned in Switzerland by ArboCityNet and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment . Browse through the events of ‘The Swiss...

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Nature-based solutions and their socio-economic benefits for Europe’s recovery: Enhancing the uptake of nature-based solutions

Tuesday, 18 May 2021 - 9:00 to 10:00 (Europe/Brussels) (Europe/Brussels)
Zoom Platform

In this Think 2030 Breakfast event IEEP and Ecologic Institute will present their Think 2030 paper which discusses how EU policies and investments have spurred the uptake of nature-based solutions to support biodiversity and ecosystem health, and outlines remaining gaps and opportunities on how...

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URBforDAN Solutions ready for Transfer to your City

Tuesday, 18 May 2021 - 13:00 to 16:00 (Europe/Brussels) (Europe/Brussels)

URBforDAN project was designed to deliver a change in urban forest management and utilization of ecosystem services in 7 major Danube cities. It aimed to protect urban forests, while making sure they become places for socialization, relaxation, recreation and education. This was achieved through...

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Role of Science in Supporting Policymaking: A Post COVID World

Thursday, 20 May 2021 - 9:30 to 11:00 (Europe/Brussels) (Europe/Brussels)
Online

Politicians, media and the public are increasingly demanding evidence-based information to inform policy making on complex issues such as climate change and biodiversity. However, there is an increasing amount of science information available. Clearly, the decision-maker needs scientists and...

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Launch of WHO overview report on nature, biodiversity and health

Thursday, 20 May 2021 - 10:00 to 11:30 (Europe/Brussels) (Europe/Brussels)
Online

The global environment is changing, and these changes have profound and negative impacts on nature – from a worldwide reduction in biodiversity and destruction of natural habitats to humans’ use of about half of the planet’s liveable surface to feed and provide resources for themselves.

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Briefing Afternoon: Biodiversity

Thursday, 20 May 2021 - 14:30 to 15:45 (Europe/Brussels) (Europe/Brussels)
Online

Ahead of the 15th COP on Biological Diversity in Kunming, China this briefing afternoon will consider the main challenges for valuing and preserving nature when making investment decisions. Investors' need to understand how biodiversity loss may affect companies' risk-reward profiles is one of...

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Climate change and water : extreme events water and environments

Monday, 24 May 2021 - 14:00 to Wednesday, 26 May 2021 - 16:30 (Europe/Brussels)
Online

The MiDi (Environments & Diversity) network proposes to focus on the different forms of impacts of climate change via its effect on water . Indeed, if the general trend of global warming is observed in all regions of the world, where are the findings and responses to climate extremes such as...

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Clever Exchange: Innovation on procurement for NBS implementation (part II)

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 - 14:30 to 16:00 (Europe/Brussels) (Europe/Brussels)

Dear friends and colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you to join us for a talk on “Public procurement: innovative approaches to support NBS implementation”, organized by CLEVER Cities. This session will be hosted by the Municipality of Milan with the support of Ambiente Italia and ICLEI...

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