Today more than two thirds of Europeans live in towns and cities. Urban areas concentrate most of the environmental challenges facing our society but also bring together commitment and innovation to resolve them. The European Green Capital Award has been conceived to promote and reward these efforts. Find Out More

Transitioning to Green in our cities

February 15, 2017

Greening walls, roofs and streets, and restoring river streams are some examples of how cities are introducing wildlife into urban spaces.... read more

Ecosystem services and social inclusion – an innovative award winning project

February 8, 2017

The recent winner of the Nordic Built Cities Challenge combines ecological functions and ecosystem services with modern urban infrastructure.... read more

19th International Conference on Biodiversity

23rd Feb 2017 - 24th Feb 2017

The ICB 2017: 19th International Conference on Biodiversity takes place in Paris this February. read more

Heat Roadmap Europe

7th Mar 2017 - 7th Mar 2017

Heat Roadmap Europe will hold a workshop in Brussels in March. read more