Nagoya: Adaptation to climate change driven by biodiversity conservation

Sitting within the Biodiversity Strategy, the Water Revitalisation Plan aims to recharge ground water supplies by increasing infiltration through the use of green spaces. A crucial aspect of the Biodiversity Strategy is its implementation in close collaboration with the city’s residents, business and non-governmental organisations.

Type Case Study
Class Case Studies
Country Japan
Biome Inland Waters
Threat Type Changes in precipitation
Impact Changing hydrological regimes
Adaptation Activities Protection of habitat, Improved water management
Tool Type Conservation, Cross sector management
Date Added 19 July 2011
Date Modified 19 July 2011

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme