Wageningen Academy (WBS) is an international research and knowledge centre whose mission is to explore the potential of nature and improve the quality of life. Wageningen Academy implements this mission by focusing on three core areas, among which Living Environments. Within this area Wageningen Academy has a leading position in conducting research and providing education on various aspects of climate change including climate change adaptation. Wageningen Academy works internationally with a staff of 6,500 and 10,000 students from over 100 countries.