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Ecosystem based adaptation webinar

Tuesday 19 November 16:00-17:00 CET

This webinar focused on how cities can utilize green and blue (water) spaces and the ecosystem services they provide to increase resilience.  Practical examples of blue-green infrastructure were shared along with strategies for integrating ecosystem based adaptation approaches into city plans and policies

Nico Tillie from the City of Rotterdam discussed blue-green infrastructures in Rotterdam and how they contribute to a holistic resilience approach.
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Iwona Wagner from the University of Łódź and European Regional Centre for Ecohydrology UNESCO in Poland expanded upon the role of the Blue-Green Network approach and how it can be integrated into strategic urban planning documents.
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Speakers:

  • Nico Tillie, Landscape Architect and Sustainable City, City of Rotterdam; Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Iwona Wagner, Assistant Professor, European Regional Center for Hydrology, UNESCO / University of Łódź, Poland

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