The report “Urban nature-based solutions and the COVID-19 pandemic: Perspectives, lessons and opportunities from Newcastle-upon-Tyne” promotes and develops the idea of urban nature-based solutions as a new policy agenda that can both s
One year after COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, IUCN published its latest PARKS journal - an issue devoted to COVID-19 and its effects on the natural world, parks, and p
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.
The City of Mannheim, and ICLEI Europe are pleased to announce the 9th European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns. The conference will take place from 30 September - 2 October 2020 in Mannheim, Germany.
Exploring Financing Options for Greener Cities is a capacity-building event, which will focus on strengthening the capacity of local stakeholders to explore appropriate financing arrangements for nature-based interventions.
This stakeholder dialogue will provide an opportunity to share experiences on embedding green and blue infrastructure in urban planning and development. The attendance for the dialogue is free of charge.
Naturvation is calling for a step-change in how nature-based solutions like green roofs and city lagoons are used for sustainable urbanisation and in tackling climate change. But first, the project's researchers are addressing a knowledge gap on current best practices and impacts.
Kes McCormick presented online the early findings on nature-based solutions from the Urban Regional Innovation Partnerships in Naturvation to the National Cities Forum organized in Melbourne, Australia.