There are 31 blog posts 11 media results 15 events and courses 4 projects matching your term nature based solutions.

Blog posts

There are 31 blogs matching your search term nature based solutions

August 24, 2018
Nature-based solutions are already in place and scaling them up is possible Nature-based Solutions (NBS) applications [1] are many around the world. However, their cases are often isolated or pilot studies, and the concept of NBS...
June 4, 2018
The three major challenges in the water sector can be summed up as too little, too much or too dirty. Water use over the last century has been growing by more than twice the rate of population increase. A central challenge for sus...
May 15, 2018
Decoupling of biogeochemical cycles: will we be able to face this challenge? Biogeochemical cycles comprise a sequence of events where chemicals or molecules move through the ecosystem, they include cycles for carbon, oxygen, nitr...
March 20, 2018
An estimated 40,000 people are expected to gather in Brasilia, the Brazilian capital, this week to attend the World Water Forum, a global gathering of water professionals. One of the key issues for discussion is how can we continu...
September 4, 2016
A year ago, world leaders handed down an ambitious agenda: 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be successfully completed by 2030. This new global framework puts water at the centre of sustainable development, and presents a...

Media posts

There are 11 media pages matching your search term nature based solutions

This technical brief sums up the work being conducted by the International Water Association (IWA) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) with the aim of advancing sustainable catchment management through nature-based solutions (NBS). The initiative aims to contribute new insights to the body of knowledge against which NBS can be assessed, a critical element for mainstreaming these practices. The partne...
March 21, 2018
IWA-TNC Joint Statement on Cooperation Partnership The International Water Association (IWA) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) today announce a partnership to help municipalities and utilities to invest in catchment protection and ...
December 10, 2017
Over 500 young water sector leaders from around the world will meet this week in Cape Town, South Africa, to find solutions to the world’s growing water challenges, some of the most critical issues confronting the planet today. ...
November 18, 2014
New scientific findings indicate that investing in watershed conservation is cost-effective for one in four cities worldwide A new analysis of more than 2,000 drinking sources (rivers, forests and other ecosystems from which water...
September 1, 2018
How can regulatory authorities enable resilience and sustainable development? The answer is nature Regulators continue to have an important role in world advancements towards delivery across the Sustainable Development Goals (GLAA...

Events

There are 15 events and courses matching your search term nature based solutions

Summer Course – Nature Based Solutions in Water Management

IHE Delft EnglishDelftNetherlands from 950 EUR Water Management ended 347 days ago

Nature Based Solutions: Investing in nature from catchment to tap

International Water Association EnglishOnline Free Nature based solutions ON DEMAND

Summer Course – Nature Based Solutions in Water Management

IHE Delft EnglishDelftNetherlands from 665 EUR ended 711 days ago

Projects

There are 4 projects matching your search term nature based solutions

Regenerating Ecosystems with Nature-based Solution...

In an era of Europe’s natural capital being under increased cumulative pressure, RECONECT (Regen...

Nature for Water and Sanitation

The International Water Association (IWA) has partnered with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to advance sustainable catch...

Sanitation for and by Nature

Guidance on evidence-based practices for improved sanitation, water security and ecological health, with a focus on natu...