It all sounds great, where can I register?
In order to make it as widely accessible as possible, the course will be available free of charge on a number of different platforms, which will be announced shortly.
Nature offers many solutions to reduce the impacts of disasters and climate change, such as protecting forests on steep slopes, maintaining sand dunes along coastline and wetlands to buffer excess rainwater. In this course, find out how people around the world are building resilience to disasters and climate change impacts through Nature-based Solutions.
This course will help you understand how to apply these Nature-based Solutions that restore or protect natural or modified ecosystems and biodiversity and allow for their sustainable management. Nature-based Solutions for increasing disaster and climate resilience are relevant to everybody and each of us can take some actions – small or large in promoting them. With this in mind, the introductory module is designed to be accessible to everyone, whatever your level of experience or your background.
The course is open to everyone who would like to deepen their knowledge of the application of NbS and are targeted at specific groups, namely:
There are no prerequisites, just an interest to learn more about how you can make a difference!
The course provides content that is easy to follow, educational, interactive, and entertaining, in contrast to the typical lecture style structure of online courses.
Course instructors cover each topic in simple terms while providing real-life examples, animations, and even a few surprises!
For those of you who wish to dig in deeper: you will find six case study videos with examples, supplementary reading materials, website links, additional videos and resources!
Learn what young people and teachers, policy makers, practitioners, businesses and engineers can do to get involved in our race against the climate emergency.
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