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Cities are intrinsically connected and dependent on water resources within and around their basins. Cities can integrate nature into urban infrastructure design.Approaches such as greening buildings, permeable paving
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Do cities use science when planning for infrastructure projects? Do scientists share their knowledge with urban policy makers? Do urban policy makers know the functions of nature in the city? The EnRoute project is co
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Today, on 2nd February 2018, we are celebrating World Wetlands Day. Half of the world's population live in urban areas today. By 2050 that proportion will reach 66%, as people move to cities in search...
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The EKLIPSE project is developing a European Mechanism to answer requests from policy makers and other societal actors on biodiversity and ecosystem services related issues. The last call for requests...
The EU is looking for partner organisations from across Europe to organise partner events during the EU Green Week, which will take place between 21 and 25 May 2018. The EU wants, in addition to the h...
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The eBook of abstracts from the high-level environmental conference Nature-based Solutions: From innovation to Common Use, organised by the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union fro...
The EU has launched a public consultation on the evaluation of the EU's Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change. All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contrib...
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Lincolnshire's low-lying farm plains and coastline risk flooding, if the latest UN warnings that the world is on course for 3C of global warming come true. In October the UN warned that there is still...
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This week the European Environment Agency (EEA) published a new report on ‘Green infrastructure and flood management — promoting cost-efficient flood risk reduction via green infrastructure solutions’...
This conference aims to focus on the scientific research towards finding solutions for the societal issues of our time. TERRAenVISION promotes interdisciplinary collaboration and networking. To bring...
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EU Research and Innovation on Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) aim to position the EU as leader in 'Innovating with nature' for more sustainable and resilient societies. The EU-wide knowledge base on NBS...
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The Conference is organised by Lahti University of Applied Sciences in co-operation with a number of international, national and regional partners and operators. Esteemed keynote speakers will introdu...
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The European Commission has approved an investment package of €222 million from the EU budget to support Europe's transition to more sustainable and low-carbon future under the LIFE programme for the...
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Resilient Cities 2018, the 9th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation, is taking place on 26 - 28 April 2018 in Bonn, Germany (back-to-back with the annual UNFCCC Bonn talks). The annual foru...
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In the waterlogged Netherlands, climate change is considered neither a hypothetical nor a drag on the economy. Instead, it’s an opportunity. The Dutch are known for dominating the global market in hig...
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Since 2013, the European Commission has devoted particular attention to Nature-Based Solutions through consultations and dialogues that sought to make the concept of these solutions more concrete and...

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No. 730052 Topic: SCC-2-2016-2017: Smart Cities and Communities Nature based solutions