The Improvement Service has joined together with COSLANatureScot and the Sustainable Scotland Network to develop awareness of the potential of Nature-based Solutions (NbS).

Focusing on how harnessing nature to help us deliver a range of outcomes simultaneously, including for climate change, communities, public health and a ‘green recovery’ from COVID-19. The briefing has been developed to inform and support elected members along with the wider Local Government community. 

The briefing brings together the knowledge of NatureScot combined with insight from the Sustainable Scotland Network on the broader public sector climate change agenda.

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Glasgow City Council and greenspace scotland  are partners in the international Connecting Nature project, which is implemented and funded under the EU Horizon 2020 programme. Through Connecting Nature, 10 European cities will invest in large scale implementation of nature-based solutions, measure the impact and share their experience on a global scale. 

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