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Living Planet Index for Migratory Freshwater Fish

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

What is the Living Planet Index for Migratory Freshwater Fish?


The Living Planet Index for Migratory Freshwater Fish is the first comprehensive global report on the status of migratory fish. The technical report finds migratory freshwater fish are under immense threat from human-made impacts and urgent action is required to halt and then reverse the alarming decline.

Find out more and download the report.

IUCN Global Standard for NbS

Friday, July 24, 2020

On Thursday 23 July, IUCN launched the first-ever Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions.

In two high-level virtual events, stakeholders around the world joined leaders and champions of NbS from the private and public sector, to find out more about what is being done worldwide and what can be done with the Standard, to mainstream Nature-based Solutions and redefine our relationship with nature.

Source: IUCN

Creating Green Cities – NATURVATION Podcast

Monday, July 20, 2020

Creating Green Cities is a podcast on urban-nature based solutions, explained through stories of inspiring innovators from across Europe who have used their passion and creativity to make cities greener. We talk to guests from Barcelona, Budapest, Malmö and Utrecht to find out why green roofs are so cool, what happens when you start talking to hundreds of people about trees, and why it is more difficult to run a community garden than to start one.

Multi-billion pound investment as government unveils new long-term plan to tackle flooding

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

336,000 properties in England better protected from flooding by 2027 with record £5.2 billion investment

Homes and businesses across the country will be better protected and more resilient in future after the government revealed its long-term plan to tackle the risks of flooding and coastal erosion.

Natural England publishes a new report on the state of our natural capital

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

The atlas maps out our natural capital assets and describes the benefits that they provide for people.

Nature provides people with a wide variety of benefits, for example, clean water, clean air, protection from hazards and beautiful views. Using a natural capital lens can help us understand and explain these benefits.

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