How can policy be developed to support the implementation of nature-based solutions? Across multiple domains, from climate change to biodiversity, urban regeneration to health, nature-based solutions offer new approaches for responding to the challenges facing cities. Their implementation will require a supportive policy environment from the European region to the local level. The NATURVATION project will chart how policy-makers are seeking to include nature-based solutions within strategy, planning and regulation at all levels of government. We will also explore innovative governance approaches to overcome barriers.

Taking Action for Urban Nature - Governance Solutions

The research presented in the "Effective Governance Solutions" suggests that different opportunities should be explored to connect top-down policies that promote nature-based solutions for biodiversity, climate and environmental goals an

Nature-based Solutions in European and National Policy Frameworks

A growing recognition of the value of ecosystem services and the wider socio-economic and socio-cultural benefits provided by natural systems has spurred a shift in urban policy and planning discourse, aiming to integrate these considera