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24.11.2022.

GrowGreen Final Conference “Cities of the future: nature-based solution for resilience in the face of climate change”

GrowGreen Final Conference “Cities of the future: nature-based solution for resilience in the face of climate change”

On the 8th and 9th of November, GrowGreen hosted its final event in Brest (France): “Cities of the future: nature-based solutions for resilience in the face of climate change”. The event was organised by IUCN and Brest Metropole, with the...


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23.11.2022.

GrowGreen Cities posters

GrowGreen Cities posters

What did the GrowGreen cities achieved in these 5 years? Have a look! Brest Manchester Modena Wroclaw Zadar Valencia NBS local strategies by Tecnalia


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10.11.2022.

Learning from Turin – Urban regeneration and sustainable innovations in post-industrial sites

Learning from Turin – Urban regeneration and sustainable innovations in post-industrial sites

The political representative of the GrowGreen cities were invited to participate in a visit to Turin, co-organised by the city of Turin and IUCN, to find out more about the city’s engagement with nature-based solutions, urban regeneration and sustainable innovations,...


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07.10.2022.

GrowGreen Webinar – “Financing Nature-Based Solutions in Cities”

GrowGreen Webinar – “Financing Nature-Based Solutions in Cities”

The recent UNEP “State of Finance of Nature” Report showed that while nature-based solutions (NBS) hold the potential to address interlinked crises, the volume of finance flowing into nature remains limited. In order to meet global climate and biodiversity targets,...


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25.07.2022.

GrowGreen Final Event – Cities of the future: nature-based solutions for resilience in the face of climate change

GrowGreen Final Event – Cities of the future: nature-based solutions for resilience in the face of climate change

GrowGreen is hosting its final event ” Cities of the future: nature-based solutions for resilience in the face of climate change”, on 8th and 9th November in Brest, France. (French provided below – Francais indiqué ci-dessous) Urban nature-based solutions (NBS)...


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22.03.2022.

Wuhan-GrowGreen Webinar: Digitalisation for Sponge City

Wuhan-GrowGreen Webinar: Digitalisation for Sponge City

On 22nd February 2022, invited partners from the GrowGreen and IGNITION projects in Greater Manchester attended a webinar organised with the City of Wuhan. Experiences were explored around sponge city design, implementation, and monitoring, to further cooperation around Nature-Based Solutions...


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16.03.2022.

Catalogue of nature-based solutions in Valencia

Catalogue of nature-based solutions in Valencia

GrowGreen partners Bipolaire published a catalogue of nature-based solutions for the city of Valencia. The “Catalogue of nature-based solutions” aims to provide an overview and inventory of the different pavements and drainage surfaces used in the GrowGreen pilot projects in...


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03.03.2022.

The 6th IPCC Report and what it means for cities

The 6th IPCC Report and what it means for cities

As the latest climate report was released this week, the messaging couldn’t have been more dire. The report states that the world faces ‘multiple climate hazards over the next two decades, some of which will be irreversible’. The UN Secretary-General...


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08.02.2022.

Exchange on nature-based solutions with GrowGreen

Exchange on nature-based solutions with GrowGreen

The work carried out by the GrowGreen cities under the project has generated extensive knowledge, best practices and lessons learnt on the implementation on nature-based solutions (NBS) in different urban contexts.  In order to strengthen learning and peer to peer...


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04.02.2022.

The city of Zadar adopts a Nature-based Solutions Action Plan

The city of Zadar adopts a Nature-based Solutions Action Plan

In the frame of the GrowGreen project, all partner cities are working to develop and adopt a document that will define the implementation of nature-based solutions in each city for climate change adaptation. In December 2021, the Nature-based Solutions Action...


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