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Podcast Episode #4 07.10.2021

New Podcast #4 about the ULL Paris Region available now

This episode #4 explores the French capital region with ecologist Marc Barra, from the Institut Paris Region, and with hydraulic engineer Eric Chanal, general director of the SIAH, Mixed union for the Hydraulic Development of the

REGREEN podcast series 23.09.2021

REGREEN podcast is alive

The REGREEN podcast explores the concept of nature-based solutions, and how these solutions can help accelerate the transition towards equitable, green, and healthy cities in Europe and in China. The episodes tune in on why it

Screenshot, Global Climathon Event  17.11.2020

Climathon Rijeka 2020 Green infrastructure

By Sandra Vlašić, Green Energy Cooperative, Coratia The City of Rijeka in Croatia took part in the Global Climathon Event on the weekend – November 13-14th thus contributed to a global climate movement happening at the

EEA Report 05.11.2020

The EEA Urban Adaptation Report No 12/2020

The EEA assessment report presents the status quo of adaptation to climate change at the local government level, with particular focus on cities. The assessment gives an overview of climate risks to cities, types of adaptation

REGREEN 02.11.2020

Pressures and challenges in REGREEN Chinese ULLS

REGREEN aims to address urban challenges in China by i) assessing and mapping drivers and pressures; ii) modelling ecosystem services provided by Nature-Based Solutions in a holistic and systemic way and iii) valuing the contribution of

Virtual Meeting 30.10.2020

REGREEN’s virtual project meeting in April 2020

Much has changed since we started planning our 1st project meeting in REGREEN – a 4-day meeting to be held in Paris in April 2020. People work from home, gatherings are limited, squares are half-empty, there

REGREEN 13.10.2020

REGREEN and the influence of COVID-19

By Vasileios Latinos and Asa Sang, August 2020 The REGREEN project works intensively with its three European Urban Life-Labs (ULLs), Aarhus (DK), Paris Region (FR) and Velika Gorica (CR). The three ULLs differ in scale and


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

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

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



03.06.2021, 3 pm - 03.06.2021, 5 pm /


Webinar: June 3rd at 3 pm (CET). Children & Nature – Denmark (KU) and REGREEN (EU) welcome you to a webinar on green cocreation. Drawing on two recent Scandinavian projects, researchers will present examples of co-design

Link to the webinar
07.04.2021, 4 pm - 07.04.2021, 6 pm / Webinar "How Green are the Chinese Banks?"

Recording of the Webinar “How Green are the Chinese Banks?”

Prof. Richard Hardiman (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) gave a webinar on Wed, April 7, 2021, 16:30-18:00 (Israel Time) with discussant Tamar Grosswald Ozery, also Hebrew University, click here to watch the recorded webinar.  


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