Plantathlon - Baia Mare May 2021
The Plantathlons activities carried out in baia Mare during spring 2021 created a collaborative ecosystem supporting citizens-led actions and enhancing the community's involvement in the preparation, seeding, and planting for each of the 5 pilot sites to be recovered. Returning the pilot sites (Romplumb, Ferneziu, Colonia Topitorilor, Urbis, and Craica ) to the local community as a safe and attractive outdoor space will be the first step in building a shared future for the city's metropolitan area.

SPIRE phytoremediation techniques tested in Baia Mare have great potential for scalability and marketability. The benefits for health and well-being cover a wide range of options and possibilities; they are definitely an investment worth making. Nature indeed can create an entirely new environment and exponential gains with positive side effects we are still to discover.

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Amaya Celaya Alvarez
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Baia Mare, Romania Small sized cities (50k > 250k)
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Urban Innovative Actions
Programme/Initiative
2014-2020

The Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) is a European Union initiative that provided funding to urban areas across Europe to test new and unproven solutions to urban challenges. The initiative had a total ERDF budget of €372 million for 2014-2020.

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