Nature-based Urban Innovation

Nature-based Urban Innovation

Tools and resources here value:

a. Favoring buildings, utilities and infrastructure that provide homes and safe passages for wildlife
b. Instituting “green” versus “grey” delivery of services (e.g. water absorption and purification)
c. Anticipating risk and investing in recovery from climate change effects of flooding, erosion, drought, and fires by prioritizing wild nature
d. Creating “green” jobs and job-placement programs
e. Showcasing the value of property in proximity to/with views of natural areas
f. Developing and value tourism and recreation opportunities based on the city’s natural assets
g. Encouraginge “green” innovation among business and industry (including reduced packaging, input substitution, and biomimicry, which emulates patterns and tactics of wild nature to survive and regenerate)

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August 5, 2015