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Using Nature-Based Solutions to address water security changes

Author(s): Ellis Penning

Linked Author(s): Ellis Penning

Keywords: IAHR; Hydrolink; Global Water Security; Nature-Based Solutions; Ellis Penning

Abstract: Global water security challenges are many, and relate to either too much, too little, or too polluted waterin relation to societal and environmental needs. A vast range of management solutions is available tomitigate the potential negative impacts of floods, droughts and contaminated waters. In recent years,more and more attention is being paid to the potential role of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) as partof the overall strategies for managing water security challenges. This article aims at giving an overviewof the range of topics related to NbS for addressing water security challenges and the role of sciencein facili tating the uptake and implementation of these solutions in practice.


Year: 2022

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