Project Goals

Led by Durham University, NATURVATION involves 14 institutions across Europe working in fields as diverse as urban development, innovation studies, geography, ecology, environmental assessment and economics. Our partnership includes city governments, non-governmental organisations and business. We will assess what nature-based solutions can achieve in cities, examine how innovation is taking place, and work with communities and stakeholders to develop the knowledge and tools required to realise the potential of nature-based solutions for meeting urban sustainability goals.

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News, Events and Blog posts

Cities have a critical role to play in fighting climate change but hard conversations lie ahead about the best way to achieve the transition to sustainability.
NATURVATION project contributes to “Engagement Session on Climate Change Adaptation" with Infrastructure Canada.
As the Resilient City Congress celebrated its 10th anniversary during the last week in June in Bonn, the development of resilient cities seems to enter a new phase.
In the face of climate change and increasing environmental, economic and social pressures, building resilience and sustainable development has become a strategic issue for cities.

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