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Nature-Based Solutions

Actions to protect, sustainably manage, and restore natural and modified ecosystems that address societal challenges effectively and adaptively, simultaneously benefiting people and nature. They work by increasing the quantity and quality of natural capital stocks and can enhance biodiversity. Networks can be considered components of Blue-Green Infrastructure.

For example, natural flood management, peatland restoration, coral reef and saltmarsh restoration, SuDS, arable reversion.

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