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Youth4Nature online dialogue on nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation

Youth4Nature hosted an online dialogue on nature-based solutions (NbS) for climate change adaptation on 21st Jan 2021. The event started with a Land Acknowledgement – a formal statement to recognise and respect Indigenous Peoples as traditional stewards of land. This is an important reminder to as all that local and Indigenous People are natural land [...] Read more January 21, 2021

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NbS at the Gobeshona Global Conference

The International Centre for Climate Change and Development hosted a session at the Gobeshona Global Conference 2021 on building capacity for nature-based solutions (NbS). The session focused on how to enhance understanding of how to successfully implement NbS, and how to increase their implementation, especially with respect to climate change adaptation, mitigation, and sustainable development.

Key [...] Read more January 19, 2021

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NbS session of the Gobeshona conference, Bangladesh

Join the discussion on nature-based solutions at the Gobeshona conference on Tuesday 19th Jan, 12:00-13:30 GMT. We will hear from experts on NbS research, policy and practice from Bangladesh, Peru and the UK; members of the core NbSI team as well as NbS Peru and NbS Bangladesh will be speaking.

Register for free by filling [...] Read more January 15, 2021

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COP26 coalition session on the role of Nature-based Solutions

This session was held as part of the COP26 Coalition gathering (12-16 Nov, 2020), and aimed to foster dialogue among coalition members and come to broad agreement on the role of nature in addressing the climate crisis at COP26. Specifically, the session focused on the nature-based solutions (NbS) concept, potential risks & benefits of NbS, [...] Read more December 20, 2020

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Role of NbS for Climate Change Adaptation in UK Policy

Just ahead of tomorrow’s Climate Ambition Summit, this report considers the important role of nature-based solutions (NbS) in climate change adaptation policy for the UK and its fourteen overseas territories. The report was written by NbSI, in collaboration with WWF and RSPB; together we will work with the UK government over the coming [...] Read more December 11, 2020

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NbS Digital Dialogues – panel session summaries

Earlier in 2020 we held a series of talks and panel sessions – NbS Digital Dialogues – bringing together experts from science, policy and practice to discuss the implementation of sustainable NbS. Over 750 people tuned into the conference live, and recordings of all the sessions are available to view for [...] Read more December 2, 2020

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NbS Bangladesh News: perspective piece on nature & the SDGs; NbS roadmap policy brief; community-based adaptation conference; Gobeshona7 conference

NbS Bangladesh is a platform to gather evidence from science and practice on the effectiveness of existing nature-based solutions projects from across Bangladesh.

Here we are highlighting three recent news items from NbS Bangladesh:

A perspective piece on NbS and the sustainable development goals A policy brief – A Roadmap for Nature-based Solutions in Bangladesh: [...] Read more December 1, 2020
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Recent talks from Nathalie Seddon

Nathalie has given numerous talks to leaders in NGOs, policy and business, including an opening keynote alongside Christiana Figueres and Johan Rockström at the Climate and Business Conference in New Zealand, a panel discussion on NbS during Wales Climate Week, a talk on coastal resilience at the WWF Fuller Symposium, a talk on NbS (with [...] Read more December 1, 2020

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Join the NbS Bangladesh Network

We believe that it is imperative to bring together relevant stakeholders in Bangladesh – working on and/or interested in NbS – to join in the discussion and participate in the NbS Bangladesh Network to take this initiative forward. With the Network we seek to build a community of researchers, practitioners and policymakers working at the [...] Read more December 1, 2020

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Beth Turner starts PhD on NbS and resilience

Beth will be exploring how forest landscape restoration can contribute to socio-ecological resilience to global changes. She will investigate this approach in sites in Bolivia and Canada where wildfires, climate change, and land-use change are increasing the vulnerability of forests and the communities who depend on them. She will be based out of the Université [...] Read more November 30, 2020

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