Nature-based solutions in action: lessons from the frontline
Nature-based solutions (NbS), if done well, could hold the key to cost-effective ways of protecting, sustainably managing, and restoring ecosystems, while at the same time addressing societal challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and poverty and inequality.
This report highlights successful NbS across a wide range of contexts. It also identifies seven common success factors that can ensure NbS is done well and points to seven key policy recommendations to support and spread high-quality NbS.
The report was developed by members of the CAN-UK Nature-based Solutions Working Group (formerly the Bond Development and Environment Group) and includes case studies from Care International, Excellent Development, Farm Africa, IBIS Rice Conservation Co., the International Institute for Environment and Development, Plan International, Practical Action, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Tree Aid, World Vision UK, and WWF.