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

NATURA exchanges knowledge, shares data, and enhances communication among research disciplines and across the research-practice divide to advance urban resilience in face of growing threats of extreme weather events.
Leading organisations from across the North East of England met to discuss the impact on people, communities and wildlife
The 10th ESP world conference will take place in Hannover, Germany from 21-25 October, 2019
A field guide on nature-based solutions developed by, in which Naturvation work is featured, has been officially launched.