Articles Posted in the " Envi " Category

  • Northern bald ibis project has illegal hunters in its sights

    An innovative LIFE project is working to protect the critically endangered northern bald ibis (Geronticus eremita) from illegal hunting during its annual migration this autumn. Led by the NGO Waldrappteam, the species reintroduction project LIFE Northern Bald Ibis – Reason for Hope is focusing efforts on the prevention of illegal hunting, collection of evidence and […]


  • Applicants seek more than €1 billion in EU funding from LIFE

    The European Commission has received 629 proposals for environment and climate protection projects by the LIFE programme’s deadlines in September 2017. Applicants come from all 28 EU Member States and request more than €1 billion in EU funding – four times the available budget (which is some €254 million). Powered by WPeMatico


  • LIFE supports climate action in agriculture and forestry

    Agriculture and forestry have great potential to help the EU meet its ambitious climate goals. Peter Wehrheim from the European Commission’s Climate Action directorate-general calls LIFE a “field laboratory” for developing and testing new methods and knowledge. His colleague Simon Kay also emphasises the programme’s importance in this in-depth interview. Powered by WPeMatico


  • Apply now for 2018 Natura 2000 Awards!

    The call for application for the 2018 Natura 2000 Awards, which honours leading nature conservation achievements, is open until 29 September 2017. Hurry up and send your application, and get the recognition you deserve! As you know the Natura 2000 Award is dedicated to rewarding excellence in the management and promotion of the network and […]


  • Bringing sustainable mobility to life on campus

    To mark EU Mobility Week, we visited Erasmus University Rotterdam (the Netherlands), one of the partners in U-MOB LIFE, a project that is promoting sustainable mobility on university campuses through a new knowledge-exchange network. Sustainable mobility policies have typically been oriented to what cities can do, with some more recent attention on practices that private […]


  • Sign up now for LIFE wastewater treatment event at the 2017 EIP Water conference!

    The latest and most replicable wastewater treatment solutions developed by the LIFE programme will be showcased at a side event at 2 pm on 26 September of the 2017 conference of the European Innovation Partnership on Water. The conference is taking place at the Porto Congress Centre, Portugal. The event, ‘The LIFE programme: funding opportunities […]


  • LIFE project contributes to key European COST Action conference

    The project LIFE FutureForCoppiceS took part in the at the recently held final conference of COST Action FP1301 EuroCoppice. This European COST Action (2013-2017) event in Limoges (France) brought together diverse groups to exchange knowledge, and develop innovative management and utilisation concepts and techniques, for modern multifunctional coppice management systems. Over sixty people attended the […]


  • Detective Teseo goes barking up the beetle tree

    The GreenYourMove (GYM) LIFE project’s platform for calculating emissions is up and running. The platform consists of a new method for selecting the best routes from an environmental point of view for getting to your destination using all types of transport. Powered by WPeMatico


  • Choosing the optimum green transport route

    The GreenYourMove (GYM) LIFE project’s platform for calculating emissions is up and running. The platform consists of a new method for selecting the best routes from an environmental point of view for getting to your destination using all types of transport. Powered by WPeMatico