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CitiesWithNature and COVID-19: Collection of resources

In the time of the COVID-19 global pandemic, our network of cities and regions is on the frontline of response. The pandemic is calling us to increasingly connect online. CitiesWithNature, as a unique, next-generation initiative, is supporting an online community of practice, enabling learning and

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Nature-based solution evaluation indicators: Environmental Indicators Review

A report comprising reviews of core and recommended evaluation indicators for evaluating the benefits, co-benefits, and trade-offs associated with nature-based solution indicators. Review comprises those indicators selected within the Connecting Nature WP1 indicators scoping coproduction exercise

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Nature Value Explorer

www.natuurwaardeverkenner.be The Flemish government recognises the importance of these ecosystem services (ESS). The manual and easy to apply tool uses pragmatic methods to value ecosystem services in rural and urban environments. The tool helps everyone (land managers, planners, national and

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Vivid Economics' Report "Fund Nature, Fund the Future: EU Recovery Plans miss the triple win opportunity to for nature, climate and the economy"

The report provides quantitative analysis of ten EU National Resilience and Recovery Plans (NRRPs) and finds that they miss a major opportunity to invest in a nature-positive recovery. The NRRPs aim to mitigate the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and build a more sustainable and

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An impact evaluation framework to support planning and evaluation of nature-based solutions projects

The European Commission requested the EKLIPSE project to help building up an evidence and knowledge base on the benefits and challenges of applying NBS. In response to the request, the EKLIPSE Expert Working Group on Nature‐based Solutions to Promote Climate Resilience in Urban Areas (EWG) devised

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The Economic Value of Nature-Based Solutions in European Cities

Cities and regional governments are making critical contributions to sustainability and climate change, and are key sites of achieving the aims of the Convention on Biodiversity and the Green New Deal. This study demonstrates the economic value of nature-based solutions throughout Europe, in order

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Conservación de la biodiversidad en el ciclo integral del agua.

La finalidad de esta guía es fomentar el desarrollo de iniciativas que favorezcan la conservación y la restauración de la biodiversidad en instalaciones del ciclo del agua y su entorno. Estas se componen de estaciones de depuración, de potabilización y otras infraestructuras vinculadas al ciclo del

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Economic Viewpoints on Ecosystem Services

The concept of ecosystem services has been introduced to help determine the different values of ecosystems. This report provides an introduction to ecosystems and economics: it provides a useful introduction for scholars from other social sciences as well as for biologists/ecologists acting as

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Using Object Based Image analysis to delineate garden structures in an urban environment

The accurate identification of greenspace typologies enables assessment of the contribution that urban greenspaces make to biodiversity, improving peoples well-being and the green economy, a focus of the EU FP7 project GREENSURGE. It has been shown that the conventional pixel by pixel

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Taking Action for Urban Nature - Innovation Pathways

What are the enabling conditions and driving forces for nature-based solutions in the context of urban sustainability transitions? And how do innovation pathways play a role for nature-based solutions? Innovation pathways are a journey: from the initial idea and its demonstration, to its broader

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Delivering green infrastructure along linear assets. Scoping study-phase 1 (Executive Summary)

Delivering green infrastructure (GI) can provide multiple benefits that enhance the performance, efficiency and resilience of linear infrastructure assets and can reduce whole-life costs along transport, energy and water networks. C771 identifies good practice to support the integration of GI into

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Exploring Experiences of Nature-Based Solutions through International Cities

Explore experiences of nature-based solutions through a selection of posters on Melbourne, Cape Town, Boston, Mexico City, Tianjin and Winnipeg.

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The United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration Strategy

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development seeks to end poverty, conserve biodiversity, combat climate change and improve livelihoods for everyone, everywhere. These objectives, encapsulated in 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are unlikely to be met unless ecosystem degradation is stopped

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Brillianto Images for download

Brillianto Images offers over 1,200 images for immediate download. https://brillianto.co.uk/photos/shop/ Categories include: Plants, Birds, Insects, Farm animals, Green Infrastructure, Landscapes, Environment, Fungi Amphibians and Mammals. Images are available in Small, Medium and Large. All

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  • Guidance

OpenNESS Synthesis paper: Stakeholder involvement

Stakeholder involvement is not only regarded as an essential element in environmental management and decision making, but also considered critical in the context of ecosystem services (ES).

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Establishment of Community-based Models for Biodiversity Protection in Ecological Corridors in the Southern Caucasus (Armenia)

Establishment of Community Based Conservation Areas (CBCA) will help counteract the negative effects of unsustainable use of natural resources. CBCA models will be set up based on ecosystem services that result in biodiversity conservation and additional income for local communities via well-

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Nature-based Solutions Evidence Base

The IGNITION project collated over 1000 evidence items for green walls, green roofs, street trees, parks and green spaces and sustainable drainage systems (SuDS). The evidence includes environmental, social and economic. Ranging from water quantity and quality performance, to health and local

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MOOC "Integrating ecosystem services in decision-making"

This 10 minute massive open online course (MOOC) given by Prof. Dr. Adrienne Grêt-Regamey from the Planning of Landscape and Urban Systems Group at ETH Zurich is part of a larger online course on Ecosystem Services, produced by the University of Geneva, the Geneva Water Hub, the Luc Hoffmann

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Method Factsheet - State and Transition Models

State-and-transition models (STMs) are conceptual models of ecosystem dynamics after disturbances based on alternate state theory (Kachergis et al. 2011). STMs combine the representation of alternate states and the factors that drive the transitions among states with tables of qualitative

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Integrating stakeholder perspectives into environmental planning through social valuation of ecosystem services: Guidance and Prototype Applications

Social – or socio-cultural – valuation of ecosystem services is the process of discovering what ecosystem services people value and how important they are to them. Here, you find GUIDANCE to set up your own social valuation study and a illustrative PROTOTYPE APPLICATIONS to learn from.

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