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A short description of the NBS project

The project targeted 23 of the 80 Baltic raised bogs have been recorded in northern Poland. Its overall objective was to maintain or restore active raised bogs and pine/birch bog forests in these sites in Pomerania, Poland. The project aimed to: - Halt the process of drainage and subsequent water loss of peat bogs through the building of sluices and dams and through the filling of ditches. - Eliminate local threats to 1, such as the extension of birch, pine trees and spruce. - Increase the knowledge of the natural values, ecology and hydrology of each raised bog and adapt management plans on the basis of knowledge gained. - Disseminate active raised bogs conservation, including innovative management techniques tested by the project. - Increase public awareness of Baltic raised bogs and their conservation needs, especially among the most influential stakeholders groups, but also among local communities and the general public.

NBS Implementation context
Location Europe, Europe, Poland, Pomerania
Status Project delivered (02/11/2003 – 30/09/2007)
Description of the NBS
NBS Scale city
NBS Impacts scale • City • Regional
Urban density/ Soil consumption Low (suburb at the limit with rural areas, etc.)
Combined with other(s) environmental friendly solution(s)?
if other
NBS Typology
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NBS Uban Challenges
Climate Issues Climate mitigation
Climate adaptation
Other 0
Urban water management and quality Urban water management and quality
Flood management
Other 0
Air Quality Air quality at district/city scale
Air quality locally
Other 0
Urban Space and Biodiversity Biodiversity
Urban space design
Urban space management
Other 0
Urban Regeneration and Soil Air quality at district/city scale
Other 0
Resource efficiency Food, energy and water
Raw materials
Other 0
Public health and well-being Acustic
Quality of life
Other 0
Environmental justice and social cohesion Environmental Justice: Recognition
Environmental Justice: Procedural Justice
Environmental Justice: Distributional Justice
Environmental Justice: Capabilities
Environmental Justice: Responsibility
Social Cohesion
Other 0
Urban planning and governance Urban planning and form
Governance in planning
Other 0
People Security Control of crimes
Control of extraordinary events
Other 0
Green economy Circular economy
Bioeconomy activities
Direct economic value of NBS
Other 0
Stakeholder and Governance
Who Started this initiative? Governments • Regional / national government
Contracting Authority
Project manager (leader and main partners): entities names, and know-how involved
Who (else) was involved in the project ? (Inhabitants, local association, etc.)
More detail on the process and the role of the different stakeholders (How did it happen?)
OPTIONAL Considering the actual impacts, who are the primary beneficiaries of the project.
Cluster Governance Model Description
Global Estimated cost of the project 968.337
Cluster cluster1_public_financing
FM • LIFE – Climate action
Description of the financing mechanism -
Business Model
Class Type Description
Temporal Factor
Expected time for the NBS to be fully effective after its implementation
Expected life time of the intervention
Already feedbacks on the project? In case, the project has already been adapted to new requisites, please explain the modifications brought
Success and limiting factors
Process Enablers
Class Subclass Type Description
Knowledge_driversGeneration of evidence Collaboration Awareness • Research on benefits • Research on cost effectiveness; • Networks; • Climate Change • Ecological memory -
Governance_driversProcess efficiencies Self- governance Co-creation and participation • Action- thinking approach; • Grassroots innovations and transition initiatives; • Cross sectorial spaces and partnerships • Co-production
Process Inhibitors
Class Subclass Type Description
Knowledge_driversUncertainty Technical inadequacy • Performance unknown; • Lack of ready-to-apply scientific results, concepts and technologies
What makes this project a pioneer?
Brief description of the innovativeness
Has the project received a prize, an award?
Has the project received a media coverage? (in reviews, in press, etc.)
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