Events

Bringing nature back through LIFE webinar

Monday, 10 May 2021 - 9:00 to 10:30 (Europe/Brussels)
Online

This webinar will present the LIFE programme’s extensive experience in nature restoration with a particular focus on the Netherlands. It will also look at the Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 and the first legally binding targets for nature restoration coming later this year. The EU’s ambition to...


Health, wellbeing and green space in the workplace - Business in the Community

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 - 11:30 to 12:30 (Europe/Brussels)
Virtual

About the webinar

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 th May) Business in the Community are hosting this event to highlight how businesses are harnessing nature to benefit employee wellbeing, as well as launching our The Power of Nature for Employee Wellbeing Toolkit....


Surviving the City - Urban Forests for nature-based health and happiness

EUROPEAN FORUM ON URBAN FORESTRY (18 – 21 MAY 2021) – THE SWISS WEEK

Tuesday, 18 May 2021 to Friday, 21 May 2021

Surviving the City - Urban Forests for nature-based health and happiness

To round off the Urban Forestry Semester 2021 , a series of exciting events have been planned in Switzerland by ArboCityNet and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment . Browse through the events of ‘The Swiss...



Nature-based solutions and their socio-economic benefits for Europe’s recovery: Enhancing the uptake of nature-based solutions

Tuesday, 18 May 2021 - 9:00 to 10:00 (Europe/Brussels)
Zoom Platform

In this Think 2030 Breakfast event IEEP and Ecologic Institute will present their Think 2030 paper which discusses how EU policies and investments have spurred the uptake of nature-based solutions to support biodiversity and ecosystem health, and outlines remaining gaps and opportunities on how...


Role of Science in Supporting Policymaking: A Post COVID World

Thursday, 20 May 2021 - 9:30 to 11:00 (Europe/Brussels)
Online

Politicians, media and the public are increasingly demanding evidence-based information to inform policy making on complex issues such as climate change and biodiversity. However, there is an increasing amount of science information available. Clearly, the decision-maker needs scientists and...


Launch of WHO overview report on nature, biodiversity and health

Thursday, 20 May 2021 - 10:00 to 11:30 (Europe/Brussels)
Online

The global environment is changing, and these changes have profound and negative impacts on nature – from a worldwide reduction in biodiversity and destruction of natural habitats to humans’ use of about half of the planet’s liveable surface to feed and provide resources for themselves.

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Climate change and water : extreme events water and environments

Monday, 24 May 2021 - 14:00 to Wednesday, 26 May 2021 - 16:30 (Europe/Brussels)
Online

The MiDi (Environments & Diversity) network proposes to focus on the different forms of impacts of climate change via its effect on water . Indeed, if the general trend of global warming is observed in all regions of the world, where are the findings and responses to climate extremes such as...


Nature as a solution for resilience, mitigation and sustainable development

Thursday, 27 May 2021 - 13:30 to 16:00 (Europe/Brussels)
Online

Nature as a solution for resilience, mitigation and sustainable development

Champion: Sergio Castellari - National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology

Climate change and biodiversity loss/degradation of ecosystems are linked and interdependent challenges. Healthy ecosystems...


European Green Week

Tuesday, 1 June 2021 to Friday, 4 June 2021
Online

Pollution affects everybody – through the air we breathe, the water we drink or the land we grow our food on. It is the largest environmental cause of multiple mental and physical diseases, and of premature deaths, especially among children, people with certain medical conditions and the elderly...