Nature-Based Adaptation Solutions - 2021 Global Adaptation Month session

Created: 5/03/2021 -

Abstract

Nature-based solutions provide opportunities to restore ecosystems while also protecting human well-being and the built environment in the face of climate change. This discussion focuses on ways to address climate change impacts through the strategic application of nature-based solutions, including current examples and lessons learned. The panel highlights work taking place across geographies, habitats, and scales in honor of 2021 Global Adaptation Month and Earth Day’s focus to “Restore our Earth”, brought to you by EcoAdapt's National Adaptation Forum.

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Organization(s)

EcoAdapt is at the center of climate change adaptation innovation. We provide support, training, and assistance to make conservation and management less vulnerable and more Climate Savvy. Over the past 200 years, great strides have been made in the world of conservation and now all of that is at risk because of climate change. EcoAdapt is working to ensure the success of these past efforts by delivering a framework for climate adaptation.

CEA is a non-profit conservation organization working on the Mexican Caribbean to monitor the impact of development on the regional ecosystems and culture; to report findings and their significance to the public through education; and, through education, to influence public policy.

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment is committed to improving quality of life, access and mobility in a clean, safe and sustainable environment. The Ministry strives to create an efficient network of roads, railways, waterways and airways, effective water management to protect against flooding, and improved air and water quality.

EDF began in 1967, as a scrappy group of scientists and a lawyer on Long Island, New York, fighting to save osprey from the toxic pesticide DDT. Using scientific evidence, our founders got DDT banned nationwide.

Today, EDF is one of the world's leading environmental organizations. In the U.S., Fortune magazine called our board one of the country's most influential nonprofit boards. And science still guides everything we do.

Keywords

Adaptation Phase
Implementation
Scale
Multilateral / Transboundary
Sector Addressed
Biodiversity
Conservation / Restoration
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Flooding
Flow patterns
Habitat extent
Region
International