Report published by IUCN
The report Nature-based solutions to address global societal challenges is published by the International Union on the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The aim of this publication is to define IUCN position on Nature-based Solutions (NbS) and plan for future work to advance this concept and support effective implementation of NbS to enhance ecosystem services provision and address societal challenges.
The report proposes a definitional framework for NbS, including a set of general principles for any NbS intervention. The report also defines the scope of NbS as an umbrella concept embracing a number of different ecosystem-based approaches.