12 Mar 2019

This guide is designed to help integrate biodiversity considerations into new sports venues, minimising their impacts on nature and delivering conservation benefits. It is published by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, at the United Nations Environment Assembly, in partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Guide
13 Nov 2018

This century will be remembered as the urban century. Our generation will witness the most significant urban growth in human history. By 2050, there will be 2.4 billion more people in cities, a rate of urban growth that is equivalent to building a city with the population of London every seven weeks. Humanity will urbanize an area of 1.2 million km2, larger than the country of Colombia.

Report
02 Jul 2018

Australia’s landscapes are dotted with mature eucalypts that were standing well before Captain Cook sailed into Botany Bay. These old trees were once revered as an icon of the unique Australian landscape, but they’re rapidly becoming collateral damage from population growth. Mature eucalypts are routinely removed to make way for new suburbs.
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Commentary
09 Oct 2018

Improving the health of a high ecological value waterway with stormwater disconnection.

Case study
08 Oct 2018

Revitalising the Dandenong Creek for best community outcomes.
This case study delivers a range of waterway enhancements that the community helped to identify. Projects include daylighting a section of Dandenong Creek, creating new fish habitats, installing signage and public amenities, and working with industry to control pollution.

Case study
08 Oct 2018

Restoration of the Small Creek concrete channel to a more natural waterway, co-designed with the community.

Case study
30 Jan 2019

This report highlights the deep dive survey findings from the UK Green Building Council's Gold Leaf member Sustainability 360 review, conducted over the summer of 2018. On the topic of nature and biodiversity the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) sought to uncover the Gold Leaf members’ commitments; best practice examples; the sources of pressure on them to do more; the barriers to going further; their industry partners and what more UKGBC can do to support them.

Report
28 Jan 2019

This Report provides an assessment of the issues facing decision makers, including the importance, status, trends and threats to biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people, as well as policy and management response options.

Report
09 Oct 2018

Revitalisation of an urban stream improves amenity and increases land value.

Case study
04 Mar 2019

From the innovations and ethical dilemmas of synthetic biology, to the options for appropriate international adaptation to climate change, Frontiers 2018/19 explores the emerging environmental issues facing the planet.

Report

Naturalising the deteriorated sections of the concrete river banks along the Cooks River.

Case study
01 Apr 2018

NYC’s forested natural areas provide important benefits to the city including high-quality recreation, enhanced biodiversity, and improved air and water quality. The Natural Areas Conservancy (NAC) and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (NYC Parks) have developed a 25-year Forest Management Framework intended to guide the restoration and management of NYC Parks’ 7,300 acres of forested natural areas. The framework, NYC’s first citywide forest management plan, is based on new comprehensive data that includes ecological conditions and visitor perceptions and experiences.

Strategy