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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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14.12.2021.

Virtual Story: Nature-based Solutions for cities – Learning from the GrowGreen Project

Virtual Story: Nature-based Solutions for cities – Learning from the GrowGreen Project

Urban citizens worldwide are increasingly suffering the effects of climate-related disasters such as floods, droughts, heatwaves, landslides and severe storms. The GrowGreen project aims to achieve long-lasting change in cities by integrating Nature-based Solutions into their planning, development, and management. This...


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08.12.2021.

NBS for water and heat stress resilience: the GrowGreen NBS Compendium

NBS for water and heat stress resilience: the GrowGreen NBS Compendium

On 3rd December, Modena City Council held the webinar “NBS for water and heat stress resilience: The GrowGreen NBS Compendium” to explain the role of the Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) in the climate change adaptation. The online event, moderated by Susanna Gionfra,...


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06.12.2021.

Our Rivers Our City: A Strategy for Revitalising Manchester’s River Valleys and Urban Waters

Our Rivers Our City: A Strategy for Revitalising Manchester’s River Valleys and Urban Waters

“Our River Our City” is the most comprehensive re-assessment and appraisal of Manchester’s three main river valleys ever undertaken. The development of this Strategy was undertaken by consultants TEP in partnership with the Groundwork Trust and Mersey Rivers Trust. It...


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30.11.2021.

Nature-based solutions strategies in the GrowGreen cities

Nature-based solutions strategies in the GrowGreen cities

On 24th November, GrowGreen held the webinar “Nature-based solutions strategies in Grow Green cities” to showcase the experience of three GrowGreen cities – namely Brest, Modena and Zadar – in the development of Nature-based solutions (NBS) strategies. The online event,...


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05.11.2021.

Nature-based Solutions implementation: Learning from GrowGreen cities

Nature-based Solutions implementation: Learning from GrowGreen cities

On 26th October, GrowGreen held the webinar “Nature-based solutions implementation: Learning from GrowGreen cities” to showcase the experience of three GrowGreen cities – namely Manchester, Valencia and Wroclaw – in implementing their nature-based solutions (NBS) demonstration projects. In addition, the...


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