• Dataset

Norway's Species Map Service

With more than 16 million records representing more than 28,300 species, the English-language version of the Species Map Service offers users from across the globe a comprehensive tool for locating Norway's flora and fauna.

Norwegian
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  • Guidance
  • Software

LANDPREF - Interactive tool to assess and visualise land use preferences

LANDPREF is a novel tool to assess desired land use visions. It enables the adjustment of a virtual landscape according to personal preferences of competing land uses, and is an interactive tool for the survey-based assessment of land use preferences. It allows the respondents to interactively

English
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  • Software

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

Dutch

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  • Training

Method Factsheet - Photoseries Analysis

Revealed preference for Cultural Ecosystem Services (CES) and spatially-explicit data on location for nearby CES provision can be obtained from popular social networks. Photoseries databases can be acquired from photo-sharing websites such as Flickr, Panoramio and Instagram. The analysis of

English
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  • Paper

Monetary Value of European Nature-based Solutions

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

English

  • Guidance

Ecosystem Restoration Playbook: A practical guide to healing the planet

People and the planet are only as healthy as the ecosystems we all depend on. Bringing degraded ecosystems back to life – for example by planting trees, cleaning up riverbanks, or simply giving nature space to recover – increases their benefits to society and biodiversity. Without reviving

English

  • Report

UN World Water Development Report 2022

Accounting for approximately 99% of all liquid freshwater on Earth, groundwater has the potential to provide societies with tremendous social, economic, and environmental benefits and opportunities. Groundwater already provides half of the volume of water withdrawn for domestic use by the global

English

  • Document

Decision support tool : an Integrated green grey framework

Guidance on innovations in green grey infrastructure - costed examples and more, see http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/150672/.

English

  • Dataset

Urban Nature European Assessment Maps

These maps show the potential of nature-based solutions to address climate change adaptation and mitigation across 775 European cities. A set of tools using open-source GIS-based modelling, was used to quantify two benefits of urban nature-based solutions (i.e. heat mitigation and carbon storage)

English

  • Report

Brief: NetworkNature Semester - Nature-based Solutions and Standards

Nature-based solutions (NbS) have the potential to tackle many of the the wicked problems we are faced with, namely climate, biodiversity and land degradation crises while delivering on sustainable development goals (SDGs) and the many complementary goals on the European and international

English

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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-

English
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  • Consultancy
  • Document
  • Guidance
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Toolkit to identify and reform incentives harmful to biodiversity

Toolkit to identify and reform incentives harmful to biodiversity, by S. Withana, P. ten Brink, A. Illes, E. Watkins, D. Russi or The Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP). This toolkit aims to be an operational guide to identify which incentives harmful to the biodiversity merit

English

  • Document
  • Training

Mapping Biodiversity Priorities

This document sets out a practical, science-based approach to spatial biodiversity assessment and prioritisation, which can be applied at the national level in any country. It is especially useful for countries that are both biodiversity rich and resource constrained, where difficult choices have

English
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  • Document
  • Blog

Can ‘nature-based solutions’ help address climate change?

These so-called “nature-based solutions” are key to many countries’ and companies’ plans to achieve net-zero in the coming decades. Nature-based solutions also featured more prominently than before at the UN’s COP26 climate summit in Glasgow last month. The term briefly made an appearance in a

English

  • Guidance

Impact Assessment Guidebook

This Guidebook presents the Connecting Nature Impact Assessment Framework. This Framework is aimed at supporting cities in developing and successfully implementing robust monitoring and evaluation plans that can deliver systematic and comparable evidence as to NBS effectiveness. This framework

English

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  • Guidance

Nitrogen pollution and climate change reduce carbon storage and biodiversity of peatlands

A “win-win” between biodiversity-conservation and climate-change-combat is illustrated by the "Nitrogen pollution and climate change reduce carbon storage and biodiversity of peatlands" policy brief. It focuses on the farless recognized and 'unseen' threats to peatlands: air

English

  • Video

UrbanByNature: a capacity-building and knowledge-sharing programme for nature-based solutions

UrbanByNature is a facilitated capacity-building programme promoting exchange among cities, researchers, SMEs and NGOs to build bridges with the Nature-Based Solutions communities across Europe, Asia, Latin America, and other interested regions. The programme is powered by ICLEI - Local Governments

English

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  • Guidance

Conservation of threatened insects in Europe

The "Conservation of threatened insects in Europe" policy brief is focusing on the conservation of threathened and vulnerable insects in the context of changing land use and climate. This brief builds on the BiodivERsA-funded CLIMIT project, lead by Dr. Josef Settele. The brief gives

English

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  • Report

Community Organizing Toolkit on Ecosystem Restoration

Ecosystem degradation has reached the far corners of our planet from our precious rainforests to our priceless reefs. Irresponsible human activities have caused and exacerbated our climate crisis and ecosystem degradation, forcing us to cope with biodiversity loss, habitat destruction, dramatic

English

  • Report

Smart, Sustainable and Resilient cities: the Power of Nature-based Solutions

Despite being engines of development, innovation and interaction, cities can also exacerbate some of the world's most serious environmental and socio-economic challenges. It is therefore necessary that cities are planned and designed with nature in mind. Nature-based solutions (NbS) are

English