Worldwide eventsBiocities: placing nature and people at the centre of the urban environment

Photo credit: bearfotos / Freepik Rethinking cities for a greener and healthier future For the first time in human history, there are more people living in cities than in rural areas. Today, 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and this number is expected to increase to 68% by 2050. At the same …

Worldwide eventsUrban Forests, Forest Urbanism & Global Warming

Uforest at the UFFU ’22 What do we know about the mitigation and adaptation benefits of urban forestry? How can the climate benefits of urban forests be optimised through governance, planning, design, and management? What interdisciplinary and innovative approaches can be developed? These are some of the questions that international conference “Urban Forests, Forest Urbanisms …

Worldwide eventsUforest at The Nature of Cities Festival 2022

From the 29th to the 31st of March, join The Nature of Cities Festival! The Nature of Cities (TNOC) is an international platform for transdisciplinary dialogue and urban solutions. The platform facilitates the sharing of diverse, transformative ideas about cities as ecosystems of people, nature, and infrastructure. TNOC produces publicly available programs, events, knowledge, and …

Worldwide eventsNew opportunity: the Green4C Business Innovation Challenge

Are you interested in the ways nature can promote health, wellbeing, and social inclusion? Would you like to start something of your own? Green4C is a three-years Knowledge Alliance project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, which aims at promoting nature-based solutions for health, wellbeing, and social inclusion. The Alliance brings together …

Worldwide eventsWorld Cities Day: adapting cities to climate resilience

Not only Halloween, on the 31st of October we celebrate the World Cities Day too! The past 50 years have seen a particularly rapid increase in urbanization trends across the globe. According to the UN Urbanization Prospects, by 2050 more than two-thirds of the world population will live in urban areas. Established in 2013 by …

Worldwide eventsUforest at the MSCA European Green Deal

During the event will be possible to vote for our project! On 6 and 7 July 2021, the European Commission and the European Research Executive Agency (REA) are organising a “European Green Deal Cluster Event”. The event will bring together excellent projects and researchers funded under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), as well as other research and …