The number of people who live in urban areas in the UK is expected to increase over the next decade, while the total provision of green spaces is expected to substantially decline, as infrastructure increases to meet the needs of a growing population. The EFRA (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) Committee’s inquiry will focus on […]

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CIRIA has launched a new tool for calculating the benefits of green and blue infrastructure CIRIABEST (CIRIA’S Benefits Estimation Tool) The tool and guidance make assessing the benefits of blue-green infrastructure easier, without the need for full scale economic inputs. CIRIABEST was first produced and released as a spreadsheet tool (‘BeST’) in 2015 and was […]

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The report reveals the many benefits that nature-based solutions can deliver across developments and communities as well as guidance to support built environment stakeholders to overcome current barriers with communicating the value of nature based solutions. Read more and download the report here

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