Jointly published

Nature-based Solutions and protected and conserved areas

Authors: Dudley, Nigel, Furuta, Naoya, Natori, Y., Okano, N.,

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) are seen as a response to many societal challenge. It is becoming increasingly obvious that protected and conserved areas (PCAs) are a major vehicle for NbS and essential to their success in many situations. This publication argues that with appropriate and implemented safeguarding policies, together NbS and PCAs are some of the best routes we have for providing a decent future for people and the planet by combining many important elements of sustainable development.