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What nature based solutions are implemented in Barcelona?


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Hello Mattia Cecchinato,

Thank you for your question. Oppla has some useful resources which we think you may find helpful in answering your question.

Barcelona has undertaken NBS-inspired actions to tackle a series of societal challenges through the provision of ecosystem services. A case study “Barcelona: Nature-based Solutions (NBS) Enhancing Resilience to Climate Change”, produced by DG Research & Innovation, can be found at http://info.oppla.eu/nbs/barcelona. This case study also contains links to further information and if you have any questions then you can email Toni Pujol (Barcelona City Council, Division of Sustainability) at tpujol@bcn.cat, or Margarita Parés (Barcelona City Council, Biodiversity Programme) at mparesr@bcn.cat

There are a further two case studies on Oppla which can be found via our case study finder: "Mapping ecosystem services to support urban planning in the Barcelona Metropolitan Region" and "Desert in the city: Urban hybrid dunes in Barcelona".

The sand dunes exemplar was researched by our colleagues working on the OPERAs project; they have a very involved approach to the research and so have a wealth of practical experience. Jose Lascurain (Consultora de Servicios Globales Medioambientales) may be able to help you if you have more specific questions.     

Best wishes,

Rose

Posted on: 3 Oct 2016 - 14:06