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Innovating with nature to create positive impacts for society

NBS event in the European Parliament
13 November 2017
On 6 November 2017, Benedek Jávor, Member of the European Parliament, and the IUCN European Regional Office hosted an event on Nature-based Solutions for more sustainable and resilient societies, in partnership with the Estonian EU Presidency and the European Commission’s Directorate General for...

OPERAs Policy Briefs for applying ecosystem service science

25 October 2017

OPERAs has produced 6 Policy Briefs to provide stakeholders with knowledge and practical advice to apply ecosystem services science in their field of work.

To download the Policy Briefs and to engage further with the OPERAs community visit their group on Oppla.


Nature-based Solutions City Case Studies

25 October 2017

New Nature-based Solutions Case Studies for cities across Europe have been published on Oppla. This collection of case studies has been compiled by DG Research and Innovation at the European Commission from publicly available information and cross-checked by city administrations. It provides...




Join OPPLA at EUGIC 2017 Budapest

11 October 2017

Join OPPLA at EUGIC 2017 Budapest – book your OPPLA Member discount ticket of 200 EUR (from 300 EUR) which includes the EUGIC 2017 Awards Ceremony here: www.eugic.events/booking-form

Celebrating Nature-Based Solutions for Cities 2nd European Urban Green Infrastructure Conference 29-30...






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