Biodiverse cities understand that a diverse natural world is the foundation of human existence, as it is necessary for both survival and quality of life.

ICLEI’s Cities Biodiversity Center (CBC) is located in Cape Town, South Africa, embedded in the Africa Regional Office of ICLEI. We offer cities a broad portfolio of supportive services through our dedicated team of passionate, skilled and dynamic biodiversity and urban development experts.

Through our ICLEI CBC programmes and initiatives we seek local solutions and promote innovation to address the complex issues surrounding natural capital and the degradation of ecosystem services in a rapidly urbanizing world. The CBC recognizes the crucial role that cities and local governments play in the pursuit of a greener existence through efficiently integrating urban development and biodiversity management at the local level.

All cities, large & small, are invited to join CitiesWithNature today to start benefiting.

Now, more than ever, there is a need to unite and embrace nature, reconnect communities with nature, become CitiesWithNature!

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RT @CitiesWNature #DYK that #urbannature, like private & community #gardens, can help the widespread decline of bees #Nature in #cities has been identified as potential sanctuaries for #bees #CitiesWithNature More from @dpcarrington on @guardianeco: theguardian.com/environment/2…

RT @CitiesWNature #DYK that #urbannature, like private & community #gardens, can help the widespread decline of bees

#Nature in #cities has been identified as potential sanctuaries for #bees #CitiesWithNature

More from @dpcarrington on @guardianeco:
https://t.co/GSuvgi8IvW

About 2 days ago from ICLEI CBC's Twitter via TweetDeck

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