Ecostack Innovations is pleased to announce that our new citizen engagement and placemaking project ReCreate (NatuRE-based Co-CREATion in SenglEa - Beauty in Diversity) has been selected to receive support under the EIT Community New European Bauhaus Initiative.
Ecostack Innovations has hosted the third Malta Nature-Based Solutions Summer School, this time funded by the Horizon 2020 project GoGreenRoutes which is coordinated by Maynooth University (Ireland). The Summer School was held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, in Valletta, between the 29th of June and 1st of July 2022, and has included keynote speeches from decision-making and policy and the GoGreenRoutes project participants.
Ecostack Innovations has been collaborating with the Horizon 2020 project NatureNature to collate case-studies and experiences from experts in the field and to analyse scientific studies and reports related to and connecting nature-based solutions on the topic of Ecosystem Restoration. A new report summarising this work and identifying key messages has now been published by NetworkNature.
Ecostack Innovations has developed a methodology and tools that may be used by the authorities for the assessment and quantification of ecosystem services for water catchments in the Maltese Islands. This work is part of the 'LIFE 16 IPE MT 008: Optimising the Implementation of the 2nd River Basin Management Plan in the Malta River Basin District' project which is co-financed by the European Union.
Green infrastructure targets for post-COVID19 cities need to be ambitious, evidence-based, considered as an investment in health and quality of life and should lead to a greener and less resource-intensive economy.
New report published by the European Commission MAES initiative. This report includes information about the mapping of green infrastructure and ecosystem services in Malta's Grand Harbour area.
Today, the Mediterranean warms 20% faster than the rest of the globe, leading to several environmental and socio-economic challenges. A preliminary assessment of these risks has been published.