All articles for the topic: nature based solutions

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The Natural Capital Project

The Natural Capital Project pioneers science, technology, and partnerships that enable people and nature to thrive.  

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Regional Agency for Biodiversity en Île-de-France

Created in 2018, the ARB ÎdF is the result of a strong partnership between the Île-de-France Region and the National Office for Biodiversity (OFB), with the Institut Paris Region as operator and th

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Meaningful participation in urban ecosystem-based adaptation - how can it work?

Discover how urban ecosystem-based adaptation approaches can foster participation and inclusiveness through a series of global examples in this short blog.

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Nature-based Solutions for Stormwater Management in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, Finland

The report provides a snapshot of the definitions, types of solutions and co-benefits of nature-based solutions for stormwater management both in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area and globally.Based on the findings, the report discusses factors facilitating and hindering nature-based solutions for stormwater management.

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The State of the World's Mangroves 2022

The State of the World's Mangroves 2022 highlights Global Mangrove Alliance members work and outlines important new research findings and policy developments. It also shines a spotlight on mangrove restoration, including research, tools, and stories from the field.

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Climate Change Effects on Tree Regeneration

The focus of this bulletin is the implications of climate change for the regeneration of trees and stands, including planting and natural regeneration.

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Seeking Clarity on Nature-Based Climate Solutions for Adaptation

Learn how to clarify the concepts of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) and Nature-Based Climate Solutions (NBCS) with an emphasis on climate adaptation with this guidance note. 

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An Introduction to Nature-based Solutions

Explore the basics of nature-based solutions as concept with example case studies through this introductory article. 

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Solutions in Nature: Lessons from Fiji and Timor-Leste

This video features two countries—Fiji and Timor-Leste—that are effectively scaling up Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) actions through their National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes.

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Climate Change & Environment Nexus Brief: Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

This nexus brief explores key challenges and issues related to biodiversity and the intrinsic linkages between ecosystems and sustainable development. 

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Building with Nature in Indonesia: Restoring an Eroding Coastline and Inspiring Action at Scale

Learn about a landscape scale implementation of the Building with Nature approach to restore the eroding mangrove coastline in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia, while simultaneously revitalising aquaculture.

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Rising Seas and Shifting Sands: Combining Natural and Grey Infrastructure to Protect Canada’s Coastal Communities

Learn how Canada can scale-up the use of nature-based solutions, in tandem with grey infrastructure, to protect coastal communities from flooding and erosion.

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Dili Timor Leste on January 21, 2011: people was walking on the lakeside on the way to his village; Photo: iStock

How Timor-Leste Is Using NAP Process to Scale Up Ecosystem-Based Adaptation (EbA)

Discover how the Timor-Leste government has adopted Ecosystem-based adaptation as a guiding principle in its NAP process to connect ecosystem protection and climate action.

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Amplifying Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) with National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes

Learn how the opportunities and outcomes of Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) can be amplified by a country’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process.

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Adaptation Gap Report 2020

The fifth edition of the UNEP Adaptation Gap Report looks at progress in planning for, financing, and implementing adaptation – with a focus on nature-based solutions. Includes videos!

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The Chiquitania fires: the role of water resources in forest restoration plans

A framework for evaluating the impacts of fires in the Chiquitania Region and integrating water resources into local restoration plans and climate adaptation strategies are provided by this project.

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Accelerating adaptation action in Africa - Insights from African experts

In late 2020, CDKN interviewed leading African scientists and climate change adaptation practitioners. This consultation highlighted key areas of investment for unlocking adaptation in Africa and includes a series of videos that explores climate change adaptation entry points and options for Africa. 

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A cartoon image of a typical UK countryside scene. There is a railway line running across the bottom of the image, party obscured by daisies and bluebells. In the background there are a series of rolling hills with trees, footpaths and buildings. The logo for the British Ecological Society is placed in the bottom right-hand corner of the image.

Nature-based Solutions for Climate Change in the UK: A Report by the British Ecological Society

This report examines how nature-based solutions can address societal problems in the UK in ways which benefit both people and nature.

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Panorama

PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet is a partnership initiative to document and promote examples of inspiring, replicable solutions across a range of conservation and sustain

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Alliances for Ecosystem-based Climate Adaptation in Guatemala

This article describes how an ecosystem-based adaptation platform in Guatemala is creating enabling governance conditions for effective climate adaptation, and supporting alliances to help upscale ecosystem-based adaptation.

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Community Resilience to Floods and Landslides in Barangay Napaan, Malay, Aklan

Barangay Napaan is highly vulnerable to flooding, flash floods, and landslides. Community members decided to address these risks and strengthen their resilience.

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The Ecosystem-based Adaption Tools Navigator

The EbA Tools Navigator, developed by UNEP-WCMC, IIED, IUCN and GIZ, is an interactive online catalogue of ecosystem-based adaptation tools for planning and decision-making.

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Local Solutions: Adapting to Climate Change in Small Island Developing States

Local Solutions in Small Island Developing States

This report brings together case studies that highlight how CBA projects have helped to increase the adaptive capacities of local communities in SIDS.

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Restoration of the former Saltworks

Adaptive restoration of former saltworks can help wetlands recover their functionality and resilience to adapt to sea-level rise, while improving the biodiversity habitat.

 

 

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