Nature provides many diverse life-supporting and life-enhancing contributions to people in cities and their surrounding regions. These gifts from nature make human life both possible and worth living. In cities of the future, nature should ideally be fully integrated into all aspects of urban life to provide a range of inter-connected benefits. 

The poster (previewed below) is available for download in Arabic / Chinese / English / French / Portuguese / Spanish / Swahili and is best printed A2 or larger. It was developed as part of our INTERACT-Bio project, with support from BMU.

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Nature’s gifts arranged by themes

Tangible things from nature that meet human needs:

Benefits obtained from processes that regulate the natural environment:

Nature’s gifts that enrich our lives:

Supporting the long-term health of the planet:

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