Innovate 4 Nature

Wednesday, 8 December 2021 - 9:00 to 17:00 (Europe/Brussels)

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) are defined as “actions to protect, sustainably manage, and restore natural or modified ecosystems, that address societal challenges effectively and adaptively, simultaneously providing human well-being and biodiversity benefits” (IUCN). Research highlights that NbS...

Nature Based Solutions: Tools for Europe and Central Asia

Thursday, 9 December 2021 - 15:00

Increasing urbanisation and climate change pose complex challenges to urban systems, requiring urgent attention worldwide. Recent studies, such as the one launched by the Commission on Global Adaptation, devise a way to increase the resilience of urban centers. Among the main recommendations is...

Let Nature Be the Solution

Friday, 10 December 2021 - 9:30 to 16:30 (Europe/Brussels)
Hybrid/ Albert Borschette Congress Centre, 3rd floor, Brussels, Belgium

A growing network of EU-funded Research and Innovation projects have demonstrated in more than 70 cities how nature-based solutions build on nature and ecosystems to deliver social, ecological, and economic benefits. At the crossroads of the European Green Deal policies, these solutions increase...

Ecosystem Integrity in the CBD Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Tuesday, 14 December 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00 (Europe/Brussels)

The Finnish Ministry of Environment, the Belgian Biodiversity Platform, and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have organised an informal virtual exchange on on Ecosystem Integrity and its role in the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework . The full spectrum of integrity will be addressed...

Restoration Techniques for Non-Branching Corals: Lessons from Around the World

Wednesday, 15 December 2021 - 15:30 to 17:00 (Europe/Brussels)

Join the Coral Restoration Consortium’s Field-Based Propagation Working Group and expert coral restoration practitioners from around the world for an introduction to restoration methods for a variety of non-branching coral species. Panelists will provide a brief overview of their experience...

From use case to business case: Lessons from TreeTracker

Wednesday, 15 December 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00 (Europe/Brussels)

Technologies are cool and all, but is there a business case for monitoring and managing nature-based solutions?

Join Dr. Nadina Galle, Ambassador of the Smart Tech for NBS Community, and Dirk van Riel, CEO of TreeTracker, as they discuss the use of mobile mapping data and deep learning...

Why freshwater ecosystem restoration makes (economic) sense - A MERLIN webinar

Wednesday, 15 December 2021 - 16:00 to 18:00 (Europe/Brussels)

Why freshwater ecosystem restoration makes (economic) sense

Investment in nature-based solutions creates employment opportunities in the short term and stimulates local sustainable economic development in the long term

Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 16:00 CET

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2022 NATURA All-Hands Meeting (AHM)

Tuesday, 15 February 2022 to Friday, 18 February 2022

NATURA Network has announced that NATURA's first in-person all-hands meeting will take place in Malta on February 15-18 2022.

This meeting will be an opportunity for NATURA network points of contact to foster in-person connections, share research, engage in collaborative workshops, and...

Middle East and North Africa Climate Week 2022

Monday, 28 February 2022 to Thursday, 3 March 2022
United Arab Emirates

The first-ever Middle East and North Africa Regional Climate Week will accelerate collaboration and integrate climate action into global pandemic recovery. Building forward opens an opportunity to address social inequalities and invest in economic development that is good for humanity and nature...