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Edible City Solutions

This autumn, UNaLab joined the social media campaign #EdibleCitySolutions where seven H2020 projects working on nature-based solutions came together to raise awareness of the positive ecological, social and economic impact of green urban food system innovation. The campaign offered an occasion to bring the community gardens implemented in Tampere into the spotlight – highlighting how they support social cohesion.

Tampere’s green wall: the northernmost of its kind

The City of Tampere has recently finished the first construction phase of the novel green wall that is located on an old wastewater treatment plant in the Viinikanlahti district. The green wall is the first of its kind to be constructed this far up north, and the city will study its performance in the harsh Finnish climate to enable the replication of this nature-based solution on other public and private buildings in the city.

UNaLab at the GreenEST Summit

UNaLab was invited to the GreenEST Summit - the largest Greentech event in the region - which was held in Tallinn, Estonia. In this event, Abdolrasoul Habibipour presented the UNaLab project as a successful example on the use of the urban living lab approach to develop nature-based solutions in European cities. 

UNaLab joins the #EdibleCitySolutions campaign to raise awareness about green urban food innovation

#EdibleCitySolutions is a month-long social media campaign organised to celebrate World Cities Day 2021 and raise awareness for the positive ecological, social and economic impact of green urban food system innovation. Join the campaign by sharing an image of food system innovation in your city on your Twitter or Instagram.

Nature-based solutions projects and citizens engagement in Prague

The UNaLab project activities and results have proven greatly valuable for follower city Prague, and the project's roadmapping activity has paved the way for new nature-based solutions projects and provided inspiration for local citizen engagement activities.

Assessing the impacts of nature-based solutions using the Systemic Decision Support Tool and the NBS Simulation Visualisation Tool

The SDST/NBS-SVT uses a map-based view to present the potential direct and indirect environmental, social and economic impacts of different proposed NBS. The tool allows users to compare and visualise different NBS scenarios without (2030) and with (2050) climate change and/or population growth relative to the reference baseline situation (2015).

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