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Adaptation postcard-calendar 2015

Ecosystem-based approaches and support of ecosystem services in St Petersberg, Russia

Ecosystem-based adaptation approaches and measures to ensure the health of biodiversity and ecosystems can reduce vulnerability in urban areas and enable adaptation, as well as contrinbuting to food security, urban development, water purification, waste water treatment, and other services (IPCC, 2004). Residents in St Petersburg, Russia, have taken measures into their own hands to create a green roof and garden in the city, offering a range of ecosystem services.

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Photo: Maria Ignatieva 'Citizens green roof in St Petersburg'

An electronic version of the full 2015 calendar is available pdf-icon here (17497 kB) .