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.

News, Events and Blog posts

How nature-based solutions can help the city to tackle past and future challenges.
Naturvation partner PBL to organise the opening event of EU Green Week 2018.
Reflections from the European conference on nature-based solutions in Tallinn, Estonia.

Naturvation@COP23 in Bonn

14 November 2017
Naturvation participates in a panel session on “Nature-based solutions for climate resilient cities: practical examples and how they can be mainstreamed and financed” during the UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn.