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Video: "Nature-based solutions: a new ecological term" 14.09.2020

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

Greening Cities Shaping Cities 29.06.2020

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

Source:  We Value Nature 19.06.2020

We Value Nature interactive training

All businesses depend and impact on nature. Through understanding and considering the risks and opportunities created by nature, businesses can make better decisions that benefit themselves, society and the planet as a whole. By guiding you

Source: 19.06.2020

European Business & Nature Summit 2020

The European Business and Nature Summit (EBNS) will reconvene in Brussels on 8 and 9 December 2020 to strengthen the growing movement of companies across Europe and beyond that are putting nature and people at the

urban tree 08.05.2020

Which trees reduce air pollution best?

We are proud to inform you that the research work of our REGREEN colleague Prof. Jun Yang, an urban ecologist from the Center for Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, in Beijing, was highlighted in the article

More 25.03.2020

URP 2020 call for papers is open!

By Ellen Banzhaf, WG Geomatics, March 2020 The call for abstracts for the URP2020  is open! Deadline for abstract submission: 31 May 2020. For more information please click here.

post 2020 10.03.2020

2020 and beyond, a decisive decade for biodiversity

By Vasileios Latinos, ICLEI, January 2020 A new report exploring the future of cities released by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre states that public space makes up 2-15 percent of land in European city centres.

china city 10.03.2020

China and Nature-Based Solutions

By Richard Hardiman, January 2020 China is co-lead, together with New Zealand, of the Climate Action Summit’s Nature-based Solutions (NBS) action area and Mr. Xie Zhenhua, former head of China’s climate change office announced nine action

events 10.03.2020

REGREEN already attending NBS sister projects’ events

Photo by Vasileios Latinos, ICLEI; Urban EU-China Final Event, Brussels, December 2019 December was a busy month for REGREEN team! Right before the start of holidays season, 2 must attend events being of high relevance for

ulls 10.03.2020

About REGREEN Urban Living Labs activities

The three European Urban Living Labs (ULLs) -Aarhus, Paris region and Velika Gorica – form the basis for many of the activitives that are taking place within REGREEN, serving as testbeds for developed methods and tools.

kick off 09.03.2020

Get to know REGREEN project!

By Pia Frederiksen & Marianne Zandersen, January 2020 The European project REGREEN, entitled “Fostering nature-based solutions for equitable, green and healthy urban transitions in Europe and China” is funded by the European Horizon 2020 programme. The

team 25.11.2019

REGREEN kicking-off in Aarhus!

Following long preparations, the kick-off meeting of H2020 project REGREEN took place in Aarhus from 22-25 of October. 16 European project partners and one of the four Chinese, gathered in a colorful setting of Aarhus landmark



12.10.2020, 9 am - 13.10.2020, 6 pm / Milano, Italy

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

25.11.2020, 9 am - 27.11.2020, 6 pm / Leipzig, Germany

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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