Lund University
Urban Nature: Connecting Cities, Sustainability and Innovation
Lund University

Urban Nature: Connecting Cities, Sustainability and Innovation

This course is part of Sustainable Cities and Communities Specialization

Taught in English

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Prof. Harriet Bulkeley
Kes McCormick
Dr. Bernadett Kiss

Instructors: Prof. Harriet Bulkeley

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What you'll learn

  • Increased knowledge on urban nature and nature-based solutions.

  • Improved critical thinking on the opportunities and challenges for nature-based solutions to contribute to transforming cities.

  • Deeper understanding of the relationship between cities, nature and innovation.

  • Expanded ability to use systems thinking to assess nature-based solutions.

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There are 5 modules in this course

By studying this module you can gain an increased knowledge and a deeper understanding of nature-based solutions in an international and European context. The concept of nature-based solutions is presented and discussed with examples that explore the opportunities, benefits and challenges associated with mainstreaming nature-based solutions.

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8 videos4 readings1 quiz1 plugin

By studying this module you can gain an increased knowledge and a deeper understanding of possibilities and challenges for valuing and assessing the impacts of nature-based solutions. Assessment and valuation methods are presented and discussed in the context of different perspectives on cities, nature and innovation.

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By studying this module you can gain an increased knowledge and a deeper understanding of governing the implementation of nature-based solutions. The concept of governance is presented through examples and the role of collaboration and engaging citizens and communities is highlighted.

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6 videos1 reading1 quiz1 plugin

By studying this module you can gain an increased knowledge and a deeper understanding of enabling finance and developing business models for nature-based solutions. The importance of business models and role of financing is investigated and illustrated through examples and experiences with nature-based solutions.

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6 videos1 reading1 quiz1 plugin

By studying this module you can gain an increased knowledge and a deeper understanding of innovation pathways for nature-based solutions. The role of visions and pathways is discussed with examples of nature-based solutions and different ways of working with nature, cities and innovation.

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7 videos1 reading1 quiz1 plugin

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4.6 (196 ratings)
Prof. Harriet Bulkeley
Lund University
3 Courses107,073 learners
Kes McCormick
Lund University
5 Courses130,391 learners

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