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  1. Building land with a rising sea
    Coastal lowlands are increasingly exposed to flood risks from sea-level rise and extreme weather events (1). Megacities like Shanghai, London, New York, and Bangkok that lie in vast river deltas are...
    NbS Resource Document: Article, Submitted on November 19, 2018 - 6:05pm

  2. Global recognition that ecosystems are key to human resilience in a warming world
    Ecosystems are not merely vulnerable to climate change but, if sustainably restored and protected, are a major source of human resilience. Not only is the science evidence-base for this perspective...
    NbS Resource Document: Article, Submitted on November 19, 2018 - 6:03pm

  3. Evidence Brief—How effective are Nature-based Solutions to climate change adaptation?
    There is growing recognition that naturebased (or ‘green’) solutions - i.e. the restoration or rehabilitation and protection of natural habitats - when applied strategically and equitably can not...
    NbS Resource Document: Report, Submitted on November 19, 2018 - 6:02pm

  4. Ecosystem Based Adaptation: Knowledge Gaps in Making an Economic Case for Investing in Nature Based Solutions for Climate Change
    Changes in global climate are increasingly having adverse impacts on human populations and natural systems. This has resulted in increased efforts to come up with options that can mitigate the...
    NbS Resource Document: Report, Submitted on November 19, 2018 - 6:00pm

  5. Ecosystem-based adaptation: Question-based guidance for assessing effectiveness
    This booklet sets out guidance for assessing the effectiveness of an ecosystem-based approach to climate change adaptation. It describes a process, based around asking a detailed set of questions,...
    NbS Resource Document: Report, Submitted on November 19, 2018 - 5:59pm

  6. Nature-Based Solutions
    The idea of ‘nature-based solutions’ (NBS) is now being used to reframe policy debates on biodiversity conservation, climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies, and the sustainable use of...
    NbS Resource Document: Report, Submitted on November 19, 2018 - 5:56pm

  7. An economic valuation of the recreational benefits associated with nature-based forest management practices
    The presented study aimed at identifying and assessing public preferences for variations in tree species composition, tree height structure, and presence of dead trees left for natural decay—forest...
    NbS Resource Document: Article, Submitted on November 19, 2018 - 5:51pm

  8. The science, policy and practice of nature-based solutions: An interdisciplinary perspective
    In this paper, we reflect on the implications for science, policy and practice of the recently introduced concept of Nature-Based Solutions (NBS), with a focus on the European context. First, we...
    NbS Resource Document: Article, Submitted on November 19, 2018 - 5:50pm

  9. The Effectiveness, Costs and Coastal Protection Benefits of Natural and NatureBased Defences
    "There is great interest in the restoration and conservation of coastal habitats for protection from flooding and erosion. This is evidenced by the growing number of analyses and reviews of the...
    NbS Resource Document: Article, Submitted on November 19, 2018 - 5:46pm