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€318 million available for new environment and resources projects

14 November 2019

Project proposals under the Horizon 2020 Challenge 5: Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials, can now be submitted.

The Societal Challenge 5 Work Programme for 2018-2020 focuses on moving to a greener, more resource efficient and climate-resilient economy in...Read more



Call for Experts: pollinator conservation measures

31 October 2019

The EKLIPSE project is inviting experts from relevant fields and sectors to join a short-term expert working group exploring the impact of pesticide and fertiliser use on the effectiveness of other pollinator conservation measures .

The group, working from November 2019 to January 2020,...Read more





Playing our way to a greener city

10 October 2019

Guest article from Heidi Johansson, ERRIN & Spela Zalokar, ENOLL

In September, the UNaLab project took part in the Science Is Wonderful exhibition, which was organised as part of the EU Research & Innovation Days . The aim was on the one hand to present the UNaLab project to the...Read more



Nature-based solutions announced at Climate Action Summit

4 October 2019

At the UN Climate Action Summit 2019 UN chief António Guterres gathered the world’s political, business and civil society leaders in New York in an effort to jump start action on climate change.

Dozens of promises were made by governments, civil society and business. The promises were...Read more



Nature-based solutions – share your ideas

20 September 2019

Nature-based solutions are now widely being adopted to tackle societal challenges. The European Commission has supported cutting-edge research and innovation in nature-based solutions through Horizon 2020. There is a growing body of case studies and other evidence in Oppla, the EU repository for...Read more







Public Consultation on Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions

4 September 2019

IUCN has launched the second public consultation on the Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions.

The standard aims to create a common understanding and consensus on what constitutes a good nature-based solutions. It is intended to be a simple yet robust hands-on tool that informs...Read more



​The Economics of Biodiversity: Call for Evidence

23 August 2019

A call for evidence from a new independent global review on the Economics of Biodiversity is open.

The review on the Economics of Biodiversity , commissioned by the UK Government, will be led by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta and will report ahead of the 15th meeting of the Conference of...Read more