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25.11.2019.

Building resilience with green and blue infrastructure

Building resilience with green and blue infrastructure

Urban green and blue infrastructure is a critical ingredient for helping cities adapt to climate change, while providing numerous benefits for biodiversity and for local people’s wellbeing. However, climate change and other factors such as increasing urbanisation put the natural...

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13.11.2019.

Forum for a greener Stockholm – conference and dialogue

Forum for a greener Stockholm – conference and dialogue

ENABLE was presented at the conference forum for a greener Stockholm, which presented key insights from transdiscplinary sustainability research and initiated discussions on how to create a more sustainable city. Cities are expanding at a rapid pace, which requires innovative...

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08.11.2019.

NATURA project on nature-based solutions for urban resilience in the anthropocene launches

NATURA project on nature-based solutions for urban resilience in the anthropocene launches

The newly-launched NATURA project will connect researchers and practitioners working on nature-based solutions and urban resilience across the world. It acts as a network of networks to share knowledge and address gaps in understanding of how nature-based solutions can enhance...

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30.09.2019.

Inclusive green spaces critical to the future of European cities

Inclusive green spaces critical to the future of European cities

Flaten lake, some 13km south-west of Stockholm’s city centre 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% of land in European city centres. Their ‘greenness’...

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27.08.2019.

Life is often greener on the other side of the fence

Life is often greener on the other side of the fence

If you live in a city and have easy access to green areas and ecosystem services you should count yourself lucky and privileged. Cities today host more than half of the world’s human population and this figure is set to...

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22.07.2019.

Equitable and resilient access to the benefits of green and blue infrastructure conference

Equitable and resilient access to the benefits of green and blue infrastructure conference

9 October 2019 | 9:30-18:00 Palais des Académies | rue Ducale 1 | Brussels Register now here. The ENABLE project is organising a conference titled ‘Equitable and resilient access to the benefits of green and blue infrastructure’ on the 9th...

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15.05.2019.

ENABLE webinar – how an Urban Resilience Assessment helps us to better use green and blue infrastructure to respond to change

ENABLE webinar – how an Urban Resilience Assessment helps us to better use green and blue infrastructure to respond to change

The ENABLE webinar #3 on ‘How can an Urban Resilience Assessment help us to better use green and blue infrastructure to respond to change’ will explore how an urban resilience assessment helps cities and other actors build capacity to deal...

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17.04.2019.

ENABLE annual meeting and city workshop: Unlocking the full potential of green and blue spaces

ENABLE annual meeting and city workshop: Unlocking the full potential of green and blue spaces

March 2019, 9:00- 13:00 – Łódź, Poland The ENABLE project partners gathered for their annual meeting in Poland for an in-depth exchange on the progress in studying how green and blue infrastructure can be designed and implemented to best deliver...

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27.02.2019.

Insights on integrating social justice and health equity in urban greening at international symposium

Insights on integrating social justice and health equity in urban greening at international symposium

On 13 December 2018 the European projects ENABLE, NATURVATION and Greenlulus organised a half day international symposium to share insights on how urban greenery can be planned and deployed strategically to creative an inclusive urban society and foster health benefits....

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21.02.2019.

ENABLE City Workshop: Unlocking the full potential of green and blue spaces in Polish cities – Learning together with city representatives and researchers

ENABLE City Workshop: Unlocking the full potential of green and blue spaces in Polish cities – Learning together with city representatives and researchers

13 March 2019, 9:00- 13:00 – City hall, Łódź, Poland Site visit 15:00- 18:00   On 13 March 2019, the ENABLE project and the hosting City of Łódź invite representatives from Polish local governments, civil society organisations, and research institutes...

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