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21st May is European Natura 2000 day

21st May is European Natura 2000 day

Today, 21st May, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the EU LIFE Program and the adoption of the Habitats Directive and Natura 2000 Network. Since May 21st, 1992, they have all contributed to the preservation of our European nature heritage. The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value.  Since now LIFE has co-funded over 4300 projects. The projects under the Nature and Biodiversity component aim to improve the conservation of...