City Highlights


3 Lessons on Wildfire Resilience and Recovery From Oregon's Santiam Basin

In 2020, wildfires devastated communities along the North Santiam River and Little North Santiam River in Oregon, the United States. Five lives were lost in these fires, […]

Oslo's Identity Inspired by its Forest

Oslomarka is the emblematic forest that surrounds the city of Oslo which has shaped the city’s culture and the identity of its residents. A hundred years ago, […]

Barcelona Superblock: Redesigning the city for the well-being of its citizens

Barcelona Superblock is a street transformation model that aims to reclaim public spaces that were previously used for road traffic in order to create healthy and greener […]

Nature-Based Solutions: Greater Manchester's response to the 'climate emergency'

Manchester was one of the first cities in the UK to declare a ‘climate emergency’ in 2019, and since then has developed a comprehensive strategy to improve […]

The Dublin Mountains Makeover: Ireland's largest forest transformation project

The Dublin Mountains are a natural sanctuary for the residents of Ireland´s capital city. Every year approximately 600,000 people visit nine forests that are in easy reach […]

Climate Proof Reforestation In Brussels

In the face of our rapidly changing climate, scientists around the world are investigating the potential impacts on ecosystems around the world, and the flora and fauna […]

Ya’axtal, the Green Lungs of Mérida

In 2019 Mérida’s mayor, Renán Barrera Concha, set in motion an environmental initiative called Ya’axtal (“regreen” in Mérida’s local Mayan dialect) to connect the parks and public […]

Climate Resilience: Dublin Responds With Nature-Based Solutions

The effects of climate change are already significantly impacting Dublin City, and are expected to increase in frequency and intensity in the future. Dublin Bay’s average sea level is rising faster than initially forecasted, and has risen by twice the […]

A Sacred Leaf Garden in Pedra de Xangô

Labelled a protected geological site since 2017, Pedra de Xangô (Xangô Stone) is a natural rock formation near the city of Salvador, in the State of Bahia, […]