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  • Yesterday the new proposed Commission was unveiled.

    The environment falls under the responsibility of the new Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.. This would be KARMENU VELLA, Maltese...

  • The editorial in issue 5 describes the efforts being made by the European Commission to protect the ecosystem services that contribute to human wellbeing...
  • This First edition of the Congress has been organised under the framework of the LandLife project, which began in 2011, and is an exceptional opportunity to boost land stewardship, a conservation strategy based on the co-responsibility of land users and landowners to manage and protect land and natural resources, both at the regional and European level...
  • Global wildlife populations have halved in just 40 years, according to the tenth edition of WWF's Living Planet Report 2014. Released today, the biennial report also highlights the urgent need for solutions to be found to humanity’s increasing demand on the world’s natural resources...
  • The European Union (EU) adopted legislation to address invasive alien species (IAS), in line with its EU 2020 biodiversity targets and its commitments under the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The Regulation enables the EU to develop and implement a system to prevent the introduction and spread of IAS, with a focus on the species that cause the most damage...
  • Two inspiring days of learning and networking with organisations from 30 European countries.
  • Erasmus+ Programme - Call for proposals 2015
    Reference: EAC/A04/2014
    Deadlines: 22/01 - 01/10/2015

    Programme Guide
  • Learn how Sweden managed to create a tree removal plan following two major events: attacks by bark beetle and two heavy storms that passed over the region in December 2013 and January 2014.

    For anyone interested in the topic, you can register for this webinar at http://bit.ly/1u7GxiF
  • Collectivités, propriétaires de terrains, confiez à l'ONF l’ouverture et la valorisation de vos espaces naturels.
    Optimisez l’aménagement de parcours de découverte, tout en préservant les milieux...
  • The European Commission is looking at cost-efficient ways to make the European economy more climate-friendly and less energy-consuming. By 2050, the European Union could cut most of its greenhouse gas emissions. Clean technologies are the future for Europe's economy.
  • In occasion of the World Park Congress, the Springer, upon an invitation by the Executive Secretary of the CBD, has generously offered to provide a free download of the book “Plant invasions in protected areas”.

    The offer is valid for the next 4 weeks. The links is available on the congress website http://worldparkscongress.org/drupal/node/121 as well as in the ISSG website http://www.issg.org/
  • Taking the theme of Parks, People, Planet – Inspiring Solutions, the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 will advance an ambitious agenda that will inspire solutions for today's most pressing global challenges...
  • “This publication is part of the effort of SEO/BirldLife to publicize the importance of the Natura 2000 network and to raise public awareness of its conservation...
  • http://www.central2020.eu
    The Interreg (European Territorial Cooperation) Programme offers some excellent opportunities for financing networking and cooperation projects under the Natura 2000 Biogeographical Process...
  • After a very successful first year, the European Commission’s Natura 2000 Award is opening for new applications. Applications must be submitted by 21 January 2015...