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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, roadside green infrastructure, parks in the urban landscape and safe flooding spaces for waterways can reconnect people to rainwater as an opportunity rather than a nuisance. This webinar by the International Water Association focuses on the approaches cities are taking to integrate green infrastructure within the urban areas as well as proactive engagement in managing wat
The 6th annual Sustainable Places (SP) international conference series gathers thought-leaders and sector influencers from leading organizations around the world to advance the state of the arts in science and technologies towards one of the greatest challenge that our societies and their urban planners have ever faced: The need to enhance the sustainability of places ensuring long-term environmental security. The event facilitates innovation pathways towards lasting market impacts, and has become a reference European event and proven platform where theory meets practice, unlocking clustering
Changing the nature of cities: the role of urban forestry for a green, healthier and happier future.  The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Municipality of Mantova, the Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology (SISEF) and the Politecnico di Milano are pleased to announce the 1st World Forum on Urban Forests. The World Forum on Urban Forests will bring together representatives of national and local governments, research and academic institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), urban planners, urban foresters, arborists, landscape architects and designers
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, ‘EKLIPSE invites knowledge requests from consortia representing policy, research, NGOs; or individual applications from policy or other societal actors’, resulted in the following three open “Calls for Knowledge”: Is missing knowledge hampering the effectiveness of approaches that aim to restore biodiversity and ecosystem service function and services? How can we better integrate
The next UNaLab Consortium Meeting will take place between 28 May and 31 May 2018 in Eindhoven.  The 28 May will be a preparatory day when the WP leaders will meet, and therefore other participants are not required to participate on that day. The 29 May will be dedicated to a Joint Ambition Workshop for the front-runner and follower cities. The main Consotrium Meeting and General Assembly will be held 30-31 May.  Please find attached the agenda for the meeting together with some practical information. You can register for the meeting through the registrat
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. Contributions are particularly sought from professionals dealing with adaptation to climate change in all types of organisations in the EU. The consultation is open until 1st March 2018.  The EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change adopted in April 2013 aims to increase the resilience of the EU territory by enhancing the preparedness and capacity of all government levels to res
On 16-18 May 2018 in A Coruña Spain, the ThinkNature project in cooperation with Connecting Nature project will host the ThinkNature Brainstorming Forum and the Symposium on Indicators for Transformative City Innovation with Nature-based Solutions.  The forum will reflect on the latest information on NBS applications in cities in an open and interactive format and will build on the outcome of the current NBS EU programme The event will bring together business representatives, scientists, academic experts, policy makers and end use
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 a large gap between the pledges by governments to cut greenhouse gas emissions and the reductions scientists say are needed to avoid dangerous levels of climate change. Current promises, plans and practices would lead to temperature rises of as much as 3C or more by the end of this century. Lincolnshire’s flat, low-lying agricultural plains, which stretch north from the f
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 scientists and stakeholders that have the same goal, work on the same societal issue, but have different scientific backgrounds. By bringing the people and their knowledge together, we may be able to take the steps towards solutions that can bring our society to a more sustainable situation.  Environmental issues to be highlighted and discussed: This conference is framed around the

Ryan Titley

  • Director of Projects
  • ERRIN - European Regions Research and Innovation Network
  • Project Management

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