Nature-based Solutions

You already know that nature has countless benefits, but have you ever considered how nature might serve as a solution to many of our most pressing environmental and social problems? Nature-based solutions ask just this by exploring how non-traditional, natural approaches may be the best way to address issues, rather than traditional, constructed solutions. For example, a traditional approach to combating coastal flooding may be to build a seawall, which creates further environmental problems. Instead, a nature-based solution would be to restore coral reefs to act as a natural shoreline barrier. Check out the links below for more ways that nature-based solutions can provide sustainable answers to our environmental and social issues: