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A framework for assessing and implementing the co-benefits of nature-based solutions in urban areas

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To address challenges associated with climate resilience, health and well-being in urban areas, current policy platforms are shifting their focus from ecosystem-based to nature-based solutions (NBS), broadly defined as solutions to societal challenges that are inspired and supported by nature. NBS result in the provision of co-benefits, such as the improvement of place attractiveness, of health and quality of life, and creation of green jobs. Few frameworks exist for acknowledging and assessi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Environmental Change Institute
Oxford college:
Mansfield College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1201-072X
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Environmental Science and Policy More from this journal
Volume:
77
Pages:
15-24
Publication date:
2017-07-26
Acceptance date:
2017-07-12
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EISSN:
1873-6416
ISSN:
1462-9011
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:810311
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uuid:678735dc-1512-4920-895a-d73d1cd98270
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pubs:810311
Source identifiers:
810311
Deposit date:
2020-01-06

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