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Assessing Green Infrastructure Elements in the Visegrad Countries

30% of significantly and moderately fragmented area, 22% of mammals in the danger of extinction and only 17% of favourable conservations status of habitats and species within the Natura 2000 network1 - these are some of the sheer numbers that show that the EU’s biodiversity is in extreme danger.

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Nature-based solutions to climate change mitigation and adaptation in urban areas

This report summarises much of the work done by the German Federal Agency of Nature Conservation (BfN) in cooperation with the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research-UFZ and the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) in the frame of a research and development project on

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Protecting the Amazon can protect the Climate

Amazon Protected Areas are key in helping communities and nature adapt to a changing climate. They build resilience to climate change globally, mitigate the impacts of climate events, ensure the provision of ecosystem services and protect biodiversity. Protected Areas should be included in climate

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The Biohut

The Biohut is an artificial fish nursery meant to equip port infrastructures such as docks, pontoons or dikes. By providing food and shelter to the young fish, it restores the ecological nursery function that was lost when natural shallow coastal water were turned into urban environment. The

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Activity Report 2019: Spanish network of cities for climate

This Activity Report sets out the actions carried out by the Spanish Network of Cities for Climate during 2019 and the first quarter of 2020, according to the work plan set out in the Resolution on the grant under article 22.2.C) of the General Subsidies Law between the Ministry for

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Conservación de la biodiversidad en el ciclo integral del agua.

La finalidad de esta guía es fomentar el desarrollo de iniciativas que favorezcan la conservación y la restauración de la biodiversidad en instalaciones del ciclo del agua y su entorno. Estas se componen de estaciones de depuración, de potabilización y otras infraestructuras vinculadas al ciclo del

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The BUFFER project - how research allowed classifying Marine Protected Areas for better clarity in the sustainable use of natural resources and conservation of biodiversity

The BUFFER project has been awarded the second edition of the BiodivERsA Prize for Excellence and Impact, highlighting its excellent achievements in terms of advancing science and practice of biodiversity and ecosystem services. The project was funded under the 2011-12 BiodivERsA joint call on “

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The World Cities Report 2020: The Value of Sustainable Urbanisation

The World Cities Report 2020 shows that the intrinsic value of sustainable urbanisation can and should be harnessed for the wellbeing of all. The Report provides evidence and policy analysis of the value of urbanisation from an economic, social and environmental perspective, including the

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Viridian modelling of nature-based solutions

We use sophisticated modelling to identify, rank and prioritise Nature-based Solutions to multiple problems such as flooding, water resource supply, river pollution, soil loss, poor farm management and biodiversity loss. Our engaging communications show best bang for buck actions, with many

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Guiding document for urban development in Europe: The New Leipzig Charter

The charter focuses on the common good and local authorities that are able to act. This is also reflected in the title “The transformative power of cities for the common good”. The charter provides a strategic compass by which communities, Cities and metropolises of all EU member states can host.

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EmissionFactors.com

EmissionFactors.com taps into the most powerful environmental database in the world, powered by Ecometrica. Over the years, we've spent thousands of hours searching for and cataloguing emission and conversion factors and still do it on a regular basis. The accuracy of our data is very

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Sistema de monitoreo de la biodiversidad y los servicios de los ecosistemas en el cantón de Curridabat

Acomienzos del 2015, el cantón de Curridabat desarrollo su visión o modelo de desarrollo denominado Ciudad Dulce, que a la vez se constituyo en la base del Plan de Gobierno Multidimensional. Impulsado por el municipio local busca beneficiar 75.000 habitantes residentes a través de la creación y

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National decarbonisation plan: Government of Costa Rica

The National Decarbonization Plan is a response to the request of the President of the Republic of Costa Rica, Mr. Carlos Alvarado Quesada, to prepare a strategic document that would offer a Roadmap with key actions to consolidate the process towards the decarbonization of the Costa Rican

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GIB SmartScan

Increase your infrastructure project’s attractiveness to investors in only a few steps. The GIB SmartScan allows you to assess your infrastructure projects based on its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues and helps to efficiently flag risks and opportunities for improvements of your

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Greening the Grey: A framework for integrated green grey infrastructure.

The University of Glasgow (with Oxford University and NERC) have created a Framework for green-grey infrastructure. The IGGI report includes16 detailed case studies and 30 vignette examples of costed, innovative real world exemplars where "green" habitat has been included in grey

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The uptake of new concepts in urban greening: Insights from Poland

The idea of nature having multiple benefits for urban management and planning is gaining prominence alongside the rise of climate change awareness. It is expressed through concepts such as nature-based solutions (NbS), ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA), and blue-green infrastructure (BGI). Despite

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EO Labs from Ecometrica

The Ecometrica Platform's "EO Labs" is a cloud based spatial content management system that gives your organisation the capacity to develop multiple content sharing applications. Application managers within your organisation can pull together data sets, areas of interest and

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The URBES project - European URban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

This animated movie entitled “What’s the role of nature? Scientists at the URBES project inspire sustainable urban planning for people and nature” shows the results of the ‘Urban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services’ (URBES) research project funded by BiodivERsA. It presents the key research

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Europe’s Natural Treasures – an illustrated ecosystem services map

Europe is full of natural treasures that provide endless inspiration, excitement, and enjoyment as well as supporting much of our economy. These benefits we get from nature sometimes referred to as ecosystem services, that are provided by Europe's natural capital. This map provides a rich

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Nature In All Goals

Nature is essential to achieving all the Sustainable Development Goals. It provides us with vital resources such as food, air, water, and energy. In addition, nature can be harnessed to create solutions to the challenges set out in the SDGs, solutions that are positive for social, economic,

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