Cities are often seen as concrete jungles with little room or thought spared for nature. But people are increasingly realizing that greener cities are healthier, happier and more resilient places. How can we add more green to the grey? How can we revitalize the existing urban ecosystems – such as parks, street trees, waterways, coastlines and patches of forest? And how can cities, as engines of innovation, advance ecosystem restoration?
In this high-level panel discussion, leaders from international organizations and trailblazing cities shared their successes, challenges and visions for ecosystem restoration in cities.