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Nature-based solutions at COP27

17 November 2022

COP27 has seen an increased focus on nature-based solutions (NBS), with many initiatives outlining nature-based solutions as a tool for ecosystem restoration, with the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration in mind. As a major development towards utilising the power of NBS globally, the Egyptian...

Database of EU research and innovation projects on nature-based solutions launched!

11 November 2022

NetworkNature created a database gathering European R&I projects on NBS from several major European research and innovation or implementation programmes: BiodivERsA, Horizon 2020, Seventh framework programme (FP7), Interreg and LIFE (EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate...

Upscaling nature-based solutions in policy and practice - NetworkNature Annual Event Report

10 November 2022

The NetworkNature Annual Event took place on 27 th September 2022, at the Museum of Natural Sciences of Brussels.

Nature-based solutions (NBS), if designed and implemented well, can produce a multitude of benefits simultaneously, including for health and wellbeing, agriculture, water,...

New NetworkNature Knowledge Brief analyses different perspectives on ensuring high-quality nature-based solutions

10 November 2022

What is intended with high-quality nature-based solutions? How can it be defined and translated into standards?

To respond to these questions, NetworkNature has produced a Knowledge Brief on ensuring high-quality nature-based solutions, analysing the perspectives and perceptions of key...

Merlin Innovation Awards

28 October 2022

The Merlin Innovation Awards (MIA) launched as part of the MERLIN project

Innovation is one of the pillars of MERLIN , the flagship project of the European Commission, which commits to transformative ecosystem restoration, mainstreaming Nature-based Solutions for the urgent systemic...

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