Achieving Impact: How to Realise the Potential of Urban Nature-Based Solutions

The importance of urban green areas as a refuge to city dwellers and as a foundation for ‘recovering better’ has gained significant attention in light of COVID-19 and global lockdowns. The pandemic, while causing immense social and economic damages, also provides an opportunity to rethink urban development and spending for recovery plans. Nature-based solutions can be a powerful ally for cities aiming to achieve a sustainable, cost-effective and nature-positive recovery.