WELCOME TO THE THINKNATURE PLATFORM!

A multi-stakeholder communication platform supporting the understanding and promotion of Nature based Solutions (NbS).

A continuous dialogue & interaction on NbS to:

  • steer dialogue through forums and debates
  • identify, communicate & promote successful NbS
  • identify regulatory, economic & technical barriers
  • foster collaboration at local, regional, national & EU levels
  • develop synergy with other projects on NbS

Upcoming Events

ThinkNature Interviews

The ThinkNature project organized a series of short video recorded interviews with conference participants during the H2020 Clustering Action "Transforming Cities, Enhancing Well-being: innovating with nature-based solutions" which took place at the University of A Coruña in 2018 . The interviewees are NBS experts of different background and expertise (policy makers, market actors, scientists, end users/authorities), providing a range of perspectives and different insights into the present and the future of NBS.

Interviews

Bucharest Forum on Nature-Based Solutions
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Bucharest Forum on Nature-Based Solutions

A debate with a thematic focus on: (1) Cities & policies and (2) Business models & technical aspects.

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ThinkNature Summer School 2019
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ThinkNature is announcing the Summer School: Nature-Based Solutions – From Theory to Practice, 2-6 September 2019, Chania, Greece.

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Cooperation Manifesto
NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS

Re-naturing cities through the cooperation and support of the European Nature-Based Solutions Projects

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NbS101: Nature-based solutions for beginners

Material for those who want to know more about Nature based Solutions (NbS)

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ThinkNature Outcomes

Article published at the Project Repository Journal (Oct/ Nov 2019 – Volume 3, pages 56-59). The article summarizes all the achievements of the ThinkNature project with links on the exploitable results and the deliverables that can be found on the ThinkNature Platform (read online).

Article

ThinkNature Handbook on NBS

The objective of the handbook is to gather and promote state-of-the-art knowledge regarding Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) and to provide a comprehensive guide to all relevant actors

Handbook

Paris Forum Presentations
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Paris Forum on Nature-Based Solutions

Addressing major societal challenges: Climate change adaptation-mitigation, risk management and resilience.

Presentations

Greentown
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The ThinkNature consortium is proud to announce Greentown, the NBS scenario game developed by the ThinkNature partners. The game is to demonstrate the impact of choices and thereby the advantages of using nature-based solutions.

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“An NbS Hub, unique contact point for online dialogue, knowledge repository and networking.”

Latest entries

  1. Vision-Based Decision-Making Methodology for Riparian Forest Restoration and Flood Protection Using Nature-Based Solutions
    NbS Resource Document: Article,

    Nature-based solutions (NBS) are actions that use natural processes in a resource efficient manner to solve societal challenges. The lack of supportive legislature, and financial, communication...

    Submitted on April 21, 2020 - 11:28am

  2. CHALLENGE OR OPPORTUNITY?
    NbS Resource Document: Article,

    The European Dredging Association (EuDA) participated in a Horizon 2020 project sponsored by the European Union. The project named ThinkNature had as objective to promote the application of nature...

    Submitted on April 6, 2020 - 2:00pm

  3. A revised terminology for vegetated rooftops based on function and vegetation
    NbS Resource Document: Article,

    The proliferation of vegetated, or green roofs, warrant a revisit of the terminology used in order to efficiently, and without confusion, convey information among scientists, policy makers...

    Submitted on March 3, 2020 - 9:16pm

  4. A Framework for Assessing Benefits of Implemented Nature-Based Solutions
    NbS Resource Document: Article,

    Nature-based solutions (NBS) are solutions that can protect, sustainably manage, and restore natural or modified ecosystems in urban and rural areas, while providing many benefits and co-...

    Submitted on December 12, 2019 - 10:34am

  5. Think Nature-based Solutions
    NbS Resource Document: Article,

    This article was published at the Project Repository Journal (Oct/ Nov 2019 – Volume 3, pages 56-59) [...

    Submitted on December 11, 2019 - 10:13am