Test plots in the Kaunertal Valley

The Concept Case at the Kaunertal Valley is testing mixtures to stabilize alpine slopes and reduce erosion that is intensified by rapid glacier retreat and extreme precipitation events. See video.

Site visit to buffer strip intervention sites

Nature-based solutions are making news at the Massacciuccoli Lake demonstration case study site in the Serchio River Basin, with headlines like “Green buffers for the health of Massacciucoli’s water”.

Led session at Understanding Risk Forum 2020

Farrokh Nadim led the virtual session “NBS: Balancing risk and societal benefits” at the “URF 2020”. A link to this recorded session can be found under “Publication/Results/ Presentations-videos on this web-site.

Strategic framework for stakeholder mapping

“Stakeholder Mapping to Co-Create Nature-Based Solutions: Who Is on Board?” is published in the journal Sustainability. A strategic framework to achieve higher implementation efficiency is presented.

Summer School Webinar 2020 has started

The moderators Dr. Aude Zingraff-Hamed, Dr. Gerd Lupp and Martina van Lierop warmly welcomed the twenty participants from around the world to the PHUSICOS Webinar on 7th September.

PHUSICOS webinar, 7 – 16 September 2020

Focus will be on learning about Nature Based Solutions in mountain areas. The training program will consist of inspirational discussions, independent project work on case sites, and virtual lectures.

Catalysing policy innovation for NBS

There is poor application of NBS policies in the disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation sectors. What changes are needed to help catalyse policy adoption and innovation for NBS?