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Proceedings 2017, 1(7), 696; doi:10.3390/proceedings1070696

Re-Naturing the City: Nature4Cities Project to Elevate the Concept of Nature-Based Solutions

R2M Solution Srl, Via F.lli Cuzio, 42, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Presented at the Sustainable Places 2017 Conference (SP2017), Middlesbrough, UK, 28–30 June 2017.
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Published: 8 November 2017
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Nature-based solutions are positive responses to societal challenges, and can have the potential to simultaneously meet environmental, social and economic objectives. The EU research project Nature4Cities aims to deliver an online platform where all stakeholders, such as citizens, urban planners, experts and policymakers are encouraged to discover, discuss and rank nature-based solutions.
Keywords: urban re-naturing; nature based solutions; re-naturing cities; urban metabolism; participatory engagement; holistic assessment tools; extensive knowledge base urban re-naturing; nature based solutions; re-naturing cities; urban metabolism; participatory engagement; holistic assessment tools; extensive knowledge base
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Ramusino, L.C.; Cortese, M.; Lennard, Z. Re-Naturing the City: Nature4Cities Project to Elevate the Concept of Nature-Based Solutions. Proceedings 2017, 1, 696.

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