28 March 2018

IPCC Cities and Climate Change: looking for nature-based solutions?

Attending the inaugural IPCC Cities and Climate Change meeting Harriet Bulkeley finds plenty of interest in nature-based solutions and a commitment to strengthening collaboration between researchers, policy-makers and practitioners
29 January 2018

Leipzig – Opportunities and Challenges of Urban Renewal and Growth

How nature-based solutions can help the city to tackle past and future challenges.
23 November 2017

Nature-based solutions – from innovation to common-use?

Reflections from the European conference on nature-based solutions in Tallinn, Estonia.
25 September 2017

Malmö - one of the world’s largest urban arboretum?

Trees as a common responsibility: How Malmö is trying to protect their tree stock
25 September 2017

The Mobile Lab – Our Way to Experience Nature in the City

Mobile Lab is a new methodology to explore a phenomenon by directly engaging with the city, its infrastructure, people and nature.
10 August 2017

Connecting Smart City Technologies and Nature-based Solutions in Newcastle

How a network of sensors can help to increase the resilience of cities and the well-being of its citizens.
20 July 2017

Putting the Eco back into the City? Notes from EcoCities 2017

Presenting at the 11th bi-annual EcoCities Conference, Harriet Bulkeley finds ecocities to be an idea that has run its time and one we need more than ever
20 July 2017

Green urban planning in Bucharest

Three of our researchers attended an international workshop on green infrastructure for sustainable urban planning in Bucharest.
3 July 2017

Greening cities to limit heat impacts

Greening cities, such as through green roofs, is an attractive investment to limit heat impacts from climate change.
1 June 2017

An innovative ‘business model’ for maintaining parks?

Can the transfer of responsibility save the future of Newcastle's parks?
1 June 2017

Can nature-based solutions be socially inclusive?

Yes they can, but ... they can also produce inequality. Our recent article explores how to ensure fair nature-based solutions.
1 June 2017

Musings on the nature of nature-based solutions

Getting inside the nature in nature-based solutions with Maria Kaika's book called City of Flows.
1 June 2017

If nature is the solution, what’s the problem?

Urban sustainability challenges are driving cities to look for solutions inspired and supported by the services that nature can provide.