Regreen promotes urban liveability, through fostering nature-based solutions in Europe and China using evidence-based tools and improved urban governance accelerating the transition towards equitable, green and healthy cities.

Mapping urban land cover changes for 6 European and Chinese Urban Living Labs

As on of the first results of the project REGREEN Xiangyu Luo, Wanben Wu, Julius Knopp and Ellen Banzhaf published a report on land cover changes for the six investigated Urban Living Labs in Europe and

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Greening Cities Shaping Cities

The proposed GREENING CITIES-SHAPING CITIES symposium (to be held at the Politecnico di Milano, Department of Architecture and Urban Studies, DASTU) aims to address how greening strategies such as the integration of nature and Nature-based Solutions (NBS) into the

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Video: “Nature-based solutions: a new ecological term”

Technology alone cannot save the planet from climate change. Therefore, as soon as the expression of nature based solutions appeared, it was quickly recognized by everyone. Nature based solutions and Xi Jinping’s ecological civilization thought and

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Sustainable & Resilient Urban-Rural Partnerships – Conference URP2020

The URP2020 conference aims at developing new urban-rural imaginaries, integrating strategies and projects that explore present and future potentials in terms of sustainability and resilience. The conference brings together and connects recent scientific insights and enlightening

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Greening Cities Shaping Cities

The symposium (to be held at the Politecnico di Milano, Department of Architecture and Urban Studies, DASTU) aims to address how greening strategies such as the integration of nature and Nature-based Solutions (NBS) into the built environment

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REGREEN: Survey on EU wide market research on nature-based solutions online:
Your participation in this survey is very valuable to us and helps to reach a better understanding and support of NBS in cities. https://survey.joanneum.at/index.php/569752?lang=en…

See our new video on NBS by our Chinese REGREEN partner Fudan University: 🇨🇳🇨🇳🇨🇳 @naturvation

This is worrying. Inability to meet even a single of the 20 Aichi targets means that #biodiversity is not being prioritised. We are destroying #wildlife and wild lands at unprecedented rates and we are not doing enough to reverse this decline.

World fails to meet a single target to stop destruction of nature – UN report

‘Humanity at a crossroads‘ after a decade in which all of the 2010 Aichi goals to protect wildlife and ecosystems have been missed

www.theguardian.com

See our new video on NBS by our Chinese REGREEN partner Fudan University: 🇨🇳🇨🇳🇨🇳 @naturvation

Welcome to the 5th ReNature Training course! 💻

Over 100 participants are keen to understand more about #NatureBasedSolutions and the science-policy interface!

Looking forward to your questions answered live❗️ - ask us using the hashtag #OnlineTraining2020!

Treeconomics is pleased to have been able to assist Southwark Council in valuing its urban tree population 🌳

Who knew that these trees remove 21 tonnes of air-borne pollutants each year, a service valued at over £135,000 annually!!

https://www.treeconomics.co.uk/resources/reports/

#ecosystemservices

6

URBAN LIVING

LABS

&
20

PARTNERS

being a part

of Regreen

8

USERS of NBS

VALUATION MODELS

&
3

BUSINESS MODELS

developed by REGREEN

2

START-UPS

founded

&
3

BUSINESS ACCELERATORS

organised by Regreen

20

CITIES

with

&
120

TECHNICIANS

trained on NBS

through Regreen

REGREEN OBJECTIVES

  • 01:Integrate knowledge and evidence on benefits from NBS

    REGREEN will review and assess evidence, experience and good practices of NBS, including potential positive as well as negative side effects. REGREEN will capitalise upon existing knowledge in Europe as well as in China, while focusing on how the NBS address key challenges facing urban areas, such as climate change resilience, biodiversity loss, and social equity. The project will analyse green and blue infrastructure extensively, also reflecting their socio-spatial configuration, and investigate urban populations’ accessibility, interaction with, and experience of, their natural environment and effects on health and wellbeing. Moreover, we will assess the multiple benefits and values of ecosystem services that good practice NBS provide. (WP2, WP3, WP4; WP5; contributing to Expected impacts (EI 1,2).

  • 02:Develop and test tools to guide, design and plan NBS

    REGREEN will review and assess evidence, experience and good practices of NBS, including potential positive as well as negative side effects. REGREEN will capitalise upon existing knowledge in Europe as well as in China, while focusing on how the NBS address key challenges facing urban areas, such as climate change resilience, biodiversity loss, and social equity. The project will analyse green and blue infrastructure extensively, also reflecting their socio-spatial configuration, and investigate urban populations’ accessibility, interaction with, and experience of, their natural environment and effects on health and wellbeing. Moreover, we will assess the multiple benefits and values of ecosystem services that good practice NBS provide. (WP2, WP3, WP4; WP5; contributing to Expected impacts (EI 1,2).

  • 03:Consolidate business and investment models for NBS

    REGREEN will review and assess evidence, experience and good practices of NBS, including potential positive as well as negative side effects. REGREEN will capitalise upon existing knowledge in Europe as well as in China, while focusing on how the NBS address key challenges facing urban areas, such as climate change resilience, biodiversity loss, and social equity. The project will analyse green and blue infrastructure extensively, also reflecting their socio-spatial configuration, and investigate urban populations’ accessibility, interaction with, and experience of, their natural environment and effects on health and wellbeing. Moreover, we will assess the multiple benefits and values of ecosystem services that good practice NBS provide. (WP2, WP3, WP4; WP5; contributing to Expected impacts (EI 1,2).

  • 04:Promote NBS in education, governance, and planning

    REGREEN will review and assess evidence, experience and good practices of NBS, including potential positive as well as negative side effects. REGREEN will capitalise upon existing knowledge in Europe as well as in China, while focusing on how the NBS address key challenges facing urban areas, such as climate change resilience, biodiversity loss, and social equity. The project will analyse green and blue infrastructure extensively, also reflecting their socio-spatial configuration, and investigate urban populations’ accessibility, interaction with, and experience of, their natural environment and effects on health and wellbeing. Moreover, we will assess the multiple benefits and values of ecosystem services that good practice NBS provide. (WP2, WP3, WP4; WP5; contributing to Expected impacts (EI 1,2).

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Partners

Aarhus University
Aarhus Kommune
Muséum National D’Histoire Naturelle (MNHN)
City of Velika Gorica
The University of Exeter
The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
ICLEI European Secretariat
Olanis GmbH
Jeplae Consulting
Intugreen
Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
Tsinghua University
Fundan University
helmholtz zentrum
The Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IUE)
RTH
L'institut Paris Region
SLU
Zelena Energetska Zadruga