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10thJanuary 2023

Towns and cities resources showcasing nature based solutions

10.01.23|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

The Scottish Wildlife Trust have collated a number of examples, case studies and useful resources for urban nature-based solutions, demonstrating the challenges we face that can be helped by nature-based solutions in our towns and cities. This website page shares great examples of urban nature-based solutions in action.

30thNovember 2022

What’s stopping the widescale use of nature-based solutions in our towns and cities?

30.11.22|Categories: Places|Tags: , , , , , , |

This blog post from the Scottish Wildlife Trust explores why nature-based solutions are not being used more to help our towns and cities mitigate and adapt to climate change. A link is provided to the full repprt (November 2022). This ties in with the nature-based knowledge which need to be [...]

17thNovember 2022

Nature-based play: fostering connections for children’s wellbeing and climate resilience

17.11.22|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

This Nature-based Play publication (Candiracci, Sara et al, 2022) explores the important relationship between play, nature and climate resilience, considering the perspectives of leading urban development, early childhood, play and nature-based solutions experts. This is followed by case studies from cities around the world that demonstrate how local governments, business and [...]

9thAugust 2022

Urban trees and ecosystem services – useful resources

09.08.22|Categories: Research, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are you a secondary school or tertiary student researching trees in and around your setting grounds? You might be interested to see this research survey information from i-Tree Eco. This includes i-Tree Eco Edinburgh and i-Tree Eco Glasgow. Discover more about the ecosystem services provided by urban trees. Find more [...]