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Multidisciplinary CO-CARBON research highlights the role of carbon storage and sequestration in urban nature-based solutions

27 February 2023

Studying urban green infrastructure (UGI) is crucial for societies to deal with climate change and related social challenges. Yet UGI’s potential to mitigate climate through carbon sequestration and storage (CSS) has not yet been fully harnessed. In fact, it is often forgotten in urban studies...

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Exploring Benefits of Nature Restoration: Policy Briefs to support European decision-making

9 February 2023

In June 2022, the European Commission published its proposal for the EU Nature Restoration Regulation, with the overarching objective to implement restoration measures on at least 20% of the EU by 2030, and all ecosystems in need of restoration by 2050. This European Commission's proposal for a...

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Experts needed for technical group on indicators for the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework

1 February 2023

Following a busy and promising Biodiversity COP 15 and the adoption of the Monitoring Framework for the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity , an ad hoc technical expert group is to be established for the Convention on Biological Diversity. To this end, a call for experts is now out to search...

CircHive: New EU project to help businesses and communities recognise, measure and report on the value of nature

26 January 2023

CircHive is a new Horizon Europe project that will help businesses and the public sector recognise, measure and report on the value of nature.

By recognising the value of nature, CircHive aims to help organisations make more informed decisions that protect ecosystems, enhance...

Call for proposals: online decision support system for co-creation and co-governance of nature-based solutions

24 January 2023

Supported by NetworkNature, NBS Task Force 6 is inviting proposals for developing an online decision support system (DSS) that will help users find solutions for the co-creation and co-governance of nature-based solutions.

The aim is to develop an online tool that will guide users...

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2023 EU Mission Calls: New funding opportunities for Nature-based Solutions Research and Innovation

23 January 2023

The European Commission is now launching new calls to support research and innovation for its 5 EU Missions – Adaptation to Climate Change, Cancer, Restore our Ocean and Waters, Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities and A Soil Deal for Europe – worth over €600 million. Since February 2021, the...