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Webinar series from UrbanByNature programme

8 May 2019

UrbanByNature is a global capacity-building and expertise-sharing programme to empower local governments to harness the potential of nature for sustainable urban development. UrbanByNature is organised by ICLEI Europe , supported by the Connecting Nature project and hosted by CitiesWithNature...Read more

Finance for the Future Awards

2 May 2019

The Finance for the Future Awards recognise finance functions driving sustainable economies. The Awards are looking for examples of good practice that could be transformational in building a sustainable organisation.

The awards are free to enter and open to all individuals and...Read more

Approaches to financing nature-based solutions in cities

17 April 2019

This is a guest article from Laura Baroni , on behalf of the GrowGreen project.

In the framework of the Horizon 2020 project GrowGreen Trinomics and IUCN have developed an overview of financing approaches that can be used to deliver nature-based solutions (NBS) in...Read more

New nature documentary Our Planet released

5 April 2019

A new nature documentary narrated by Sir David Attenborough has been released on Netflix. The documentary is a call to action to protect the environment.

The eight part series aims to convey the variety of life on Earth and the threats it faces. Throughout the series the impact of...Read more

New Brochure on investing in European success

28 March 2019

The European Union has recognised sustainable urbanisation as a global challenge. EU research and innovation programmes are helping cities to become inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable in Europe and other cities worldwide.

A new booklet showcases 23 successful EU-funded projects...Read more


Call for Papers on nature-based Solutions

27 March 2019

Team members from Horizon 2020 project UNaLab are guest editing a special issue of the Open Access journal ‘ Resources ’.

The topic for the special issue is “Nature-based Solutions for Urban Global Climate Change Adaptation”. UNaLab is now inviting papers that address one or more of the...Read more