FRIENDS

Related initiatives and research.

 

Future Earth

Future Earth is an international research platform to advance global sustainability science and support the transformation to a sustainable world.

 

Ecosystem Services Partnership

The Ecosystem Services Partnership supports communication and collaboration amongst members to enhance the visibility of ecosystem services and promote better practice.

 

Oppla

Oppla is an open knowledge marketplace that brings together knowledge on ecosystem services, natural capital and nature-based solutions.

 

Green Surge

Green Surge is a collaborative research project on green infrastructure and urban biodiversity for sustainable urban development and the green economy. It is funded by the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme.

 

Connecting Nature

Connecting Nature brings together multiple partners from across Europe to invest in large-scale test cases of nature-based solutions. It is funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme.

 

GrowGreen

GrowGreen is a multi-partner project to invest in nature-based solutions for climate and water resilience in Manchester (UK), Valencia (Spain), Wroclaw (Poland), Wuhan (China), Brest (France), Modena (Italy) and Zadar (Croatia). It is funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme.

 

UnaLab

UnaLab aims to use urban living labs to develop an evidence base for nature-based solutions to respond to climate change in cities.  It is funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme.

 

URBAN GreenUp

URBAN GreenUp involves partners from nine countries to develop a strategy for using nature-based solutions to re-nature cities. It is funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme.

 

Natural Capital Coalition

The Natural Capital Coalition is a global multi-stakeholder collaboration to harmonise approaches to creating a world that conserves and enhances natural capital.