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NBS can make cities "spongier" to mitigate flood risk

In a survey of seven major cities at risk of severe floods, artificial intelligence was used in conjunction with land use analysis to create a report called the "Global Sponge Cities Snapshot."

Permeable surfaces, parks, water features such as wetlands, green infrastructure and green roofs are all examples of nature-based solutions that can be strategically incorporated into urban environments to increase flood and climate resiliency. 

Read the article here and the report here

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Have your say on Calgary's drought resiliency

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