Resources

17.12.2021.

GrowGreen Newsletter December 2021

GrowGreen Newsletter December 2021

The December 2021 edition of the GrowGreen newsletter is now available here.  


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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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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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16.11.2021.

Insight Briefing: GrowGreen – Monitoring Strategy for Nature-based Solutions impact assessment in cities

Insight Briefing: GrowGreen – Monitoring Strategy for Nature-based Solutions impact assessment in cities

The Insight Briefing: Monitoring Strategy for Nature-based Solutions impact assessment in cities can be found here.


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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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02.11.2021.

Launch of Global Lessons on Greening School Grounds and Outdoor Learning

Launch of Global Lessons on Greening School Grounds and Outdoor Learning

Making school grounds greener can contribute to increasing climate resilience and improving health and education outcomes, especially for those most impacted by systems of inequity and environmental injustices. However, barriers to creating green school grounds at scale persist. How can...


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16.09.2021.

Fact Sheet: Grow Green – Guidance on resources and outcomes

Fact Sheet: Grow Green – Guidance on  resources and  outcomes

The Fact Sheet: Grow Green – Guidance on resources and outcomes can be found here.


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26.08.2021.

Citizen engagement for nature-based solutions

Citizen engagement for nature-based solutions

The active engagement of citizens is essential to successfully implement Nature-based Solutions (NBS). Developing co-design processes and including the greatest diversity of stakeholders will offer a solid foundation for lasting and shared improvements. Engaging citizens requires not only informing them...


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25.08.2021.

Implementing nature-based solutions in Valencia

Implementing nature-based solutions in Valencia

Under the GrowGreen project, the city of Valencia has completed five nature-based solutions demonstration projects: a vertical ecosystem, a green roof, Benicalap Green Space, a sustainable forest, and a green-blue corridor. VERTICAL ECOSYSTEM In November 2019, the construction of the...


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