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New Nature-Based Solutions Implementation Framework

17 August 2017
A framework for assessing and implementing the co-benefits of nature-based solutions in urban areas

Building on the work of EKLIPSE , Raymond et al. (2107) have published a paper on nature-basd solutions in urban areas. You can find the paper here: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.07.008...Read more



Field edge in the Netherlands to promote biodiversity.


Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit

Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit launched

13 July 2017

Today sees the launch of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) & Natural Capital Coalition's 'Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit'.

The toolkit aims to help business understand its relationship to nature. It provides a standardised framework for measuring...Read more



View from the Balcoes viewpoint, Madeira, Portugal

Apply now for 2018 Natura 2000 Award

17 May 2017

The European Natura 2000 Award, which honours leading nature conservation achievements, has opened for a fourth year of applications. Any entity involved in activities related to Natura 2000 can apply to one of the five Award categories. In addition, the high-profile “EU Citizens’ Award” goes to...Read more



EKLIPSE Calls for Knowledge

3 April 2017

EKLIPSE is running a set of four "calls for knowledge" inviting people to openly share relevant papers, reports and other material, and discuss them in the preparation of further activities: three potential knowledge synthesis activities (CAP greening measures, biodiversity and mental health,...Read more



Climate-ADAPT survey

Share your thoughts on Climate-ADAPT

21 March 2017

European Climate Adaptation Platform (Climate-ADAPT) has launched a user and information provider survey.

The purpose of the survey is to evaluate if Climate-ADAPT is achieving its aim to support decision-makers in Europe by providing the following three services:

Facilitating the...Read more


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North York Moors National Park

ONS & Defra release 'Principles of Natural Capital Accounting'

24 February 2017

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) and Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) have released 'Principles of Natural Capital Accounting (version 2.0)' - a background paper for those wanting to understand the concepts and methodology underlying the UK Natural Capital...Read more



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EKLIPSE launches Nature Based Solutions (NBS) Evaluation Framework

22 February 2017

EKLIPSE has launched 'An impact evaluation framework to support planning and evaluation of nature-based solutions projects' .

The report was prepared by the EKLIPSE Expert Working Group on Nature-based Solutions to Promote Climate Resilience in Urban Areas. The assessment framework will...Read more



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