As a means of coming together to mark the final stages of the URIP Stakeholder process (in the framework of the Naturvation project), in October 2020, the Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental Justice and ENT organized a biketour exploring new green spaces and innovations taking place in Poblenou, a post-industrial neighborhood within the Sant Marti district of Barcelona. About 30 of us, participants from academia, local public institutions, social and environmental associations, as well as neighborhood groups, came together while keeping safe distances and security measures in an event marked (but thankfully not defined) by the COVID-19 pandemic. During our bike tour, we explored varied typologies of Nature-based solutions—from city-planned large-scale projects to community-driven, informal interventions—and also met with grassroots groups fighting to stay in their neighborhood as gentrification and urbanistic pressures mostly associated with the 22@ Plan set to transform 200 hectares of formerly industrial lots into service and IT sector areas. 

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