Silver level - Examine

Select the nature-based solutions you want to examine and the urban sustainability challenges you want to address (more options can be selected)

Nature types

Parks and green areas Parks and green arease.g. urban forests, urban parks, botanical gardens and neighbourhood green.
Allotment gardens Allotment gardense.g. allotment gardens, community gardens and horticulture.
Green areas for water management Green areas for water managemente.g. sustainable drainage systems, rain gardens, and swales. 
Blue areas Blue arease.g. rivers, canals, lakes, ponds, and wetlands.
Green related to infrastructure Infrastructure with green featurese.g. street trees, house gardens, green office locations and green parking lots.
External building greens External building greense.g. green roofs, green walls, and balcony green.


Climate action for adaptation Climate action for adaptatione.g. contributions to shadow effects and reducing high temperatures in summer
Coastal resilience Coastal resiliencee.g. contributions to reducing water flooding for cities located in coastal areas
Cultural heritage and diversity Cultural heritage and diversitye.g. contributions to the beauty and the cultural meanings of industrial, military and other heritage
Economic development Economic developmente.g. contributions to economic growth, jobs and house prices in the surrounding area
Green space and biodiversity Green space and biodiversitye.g. contributions to availability of green space and animal and plant species 
Environmental quality Environmental qualitye.g. contributions to air quality and to the beauty of the living environment of urbanites
Health and well-being Health and well-beinge.g. contributions to outdoor activities such as hiking, jogging and cycling and enjoying the experience of green
Inclusive governance Inclusive governancee.g. accessibility of nature and contributions to feelings of safety among urbanites
Regeneration and land use Regeneration and land usee.g. contributions to the greening of urban areas which have been or are to be regenerated
Social justice and cohesion Social justice and cohesion e.g. accessibility of nature for urbanites and contributions to social encounters 
Sustainable consumption Sustainable consumptione.g. contributions to providing ecological food and to pollination of food plants
Water management Water managemente.g. contributions to storing water and reducing the pressure on the sewerage system

1. Nature-based solutions ?

2. Urban sustainability challenges ?

Indicators for the selected challenges