There are 37 blog posts 17 media results 21 events and courses 4 projects matching your term nature based solutions.

Blog posts

There are 37 blogs matching your search term nature based solutions

August 6, 2019
What are Nature-based Solutions (NBS) and do we understand them? There are multiple definitions of NBS but I will use the definition given by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN): NBS are defined as “actions...
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 5, 2020
Photo by Gustavo Quepón on Unsplash This year’s theme for World Environment Day is Time for Nature, and with COVID-19  many of us are now taking the time  to appreciate our green spaces as the monotony of lockdowns are bei...
March 6, 2020
“We cannot solve our problem with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein We’ve all heard about thinking out of the box… But it’s easier said than done. A few days ago I was pushed outside my box...
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...

Media posts

There are 17 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...
Environment
November 30, 2018
Master Lecture – Tony Wong – Integrating Nature-Based Solutions for Water in Urban Water Infrastructure. Part 1 from IWA on Vimeo. How to best integrate natural-based solutions with conventional urban water infrastruct...
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 ...
June 5, 2020
Today we celebrate World Environment Day 2020. This is the most renowned day for environmental action. Since 1974, it has been celebrated every year on 5 June; engaging governments, businesses, celebrities and citizens to focus th...
December 3, 2019
From providers to protectors: water utilities as catchment protection leaders From enforcers to partners: engaged regulators are more important than wise regulation   03 December 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka – The International Wat...

Events

There are 21 events and courses matching your search term nature based solutions

Summer Course – Nature Based Solutions in Water Management

IHE Delft EnglishDelft from 950 EUR Water Management ended 735 days ago

Nature Based Solutions: Investing in nature from catchment to tap

International Water Association EnglishOnline Free Nature based solutions ON DEMAND

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 (Regenerating ECOsystems wit...

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...