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X BioEconomic® Sitges 2021 Conference “Biophilia, reconnecting the city and buildings with nature”.

The Sitges City Council and BioEconomic are pleased to announce the X BioEconomic® Sitges 2021 Conference “Biophilia, reconne (...)

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Evaluating the impact of nature-based solutions

Credits: European Commission The Handbook aims to provide decision-makers with a comprehensive NBS impact assessment framewor (...)

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A nature-based Liverpool is on the way

The English city is renaturing itself, hence becoming more resilient to climate change and improving citizens’ quality of (...)

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2 questions to Catherine Papillon, Global Head of Sustainable Development & CSR at BNP Paribas Real Estate

Today, more than half of the world's population lives in cities. Demographic pressure in urban areas will continue to increas (...)

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Renaturing cities: good for health and the economy

Nature has historically been a ‘blind spot’ for urban planners. Spatial analyst Thami Croeser reveals how many cities are (...)

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Integrating Green and Grey: Creating next generation infrastructure

A new generation of infrastructure projects that harness the power of nature can help achieve development goals, including (...)

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GSA Trends 2019 #8 Nature in the city

In the 2019 edition of the Green Solutions Awards – Districts, there are 15 case studies participating, projects coming from (...)

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Sexism also exists in botany

An increase in allergies associated with pollen may be a self-inflicted wound caused by our preference for male plants, hence (...)

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Global survey finds we’re lacking fresh air and natural light, as we spend less time in nature

The survey of 16,853 adults across 15 countries, across Europe and North America, found that despite 90% of respondents stati (...)

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When cities were Nature's haven: a tale from Bangalore

We tend to think that nature and cities are polar opposites. Yet this is not true. As my research on Bangalore or Bengaluru (...)

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Towards elections: which future for EU-backed nature-based solutions (NBS)?

The EU has heavily invested in projects to renature cities. After the European elections, a new executive will head the EU (...)