The Canadian article from Brock University, Ontario, discusses how urban nature has been a source of resilience for many during COVID-19, but at the same time has highlighted the inadequacy of greenspace for the dense populations of cities. It also reinforces existing inequities regarding unequal access to parks in term of size and quality. 

The authors state that to deal with these inadequacies and inequalities cities need to adopt an ecosystem planning approach that incorporates nature-based design to make them more liveable and resilient. It also means managing cities as ecosystems.

Utrecht in the Netherlands, is highlighted as an example of the resilience nexus that occurs when applying new design principles that support climate adaptation and contribute to a healthy, liveable urban environments