Articles Posted in the " Envi " Category

  • Helping swifts and bats find a place to nest

    Thousands of newly-installed nesting boxes are welcoming back swifts and bats to cities in Slovakia. Working closely with landlords, the LIFE project APUS and NYCTALUS also ensured that construction work would not occur during nesting periods. Powered by WPeMatico

  • Silencing underwater noise for sustainable oceans

    The sustainability of our seas will be at the top of the global political agenda when the Our Ocean conference takes place next week. The LIFE programme is making a positive impact on the marine environment, with projects tackling pressures and threats identified in the EU’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive, such as underwater noise. Powered […]

  • ¬Safer roads for Greek drivers and bears

    Greece is home to Europe’s most southerly population of the brown bear (Ursus arctos). The country’s Kastoria district is an important area for the species, forming a natural corridor between sub-populations in Greece and the Western Balkans. Powered by WPeMatico

  • New solutions from LIFE at ECOMONDO 2018

    A host of LIFE projects are at the green technologies expo, ECOMONDO, next month. They will be showcasing their solutions reduce waste, noise, greenhouse gas emissions and other harmful environmental impacts. Powered by WPeMatico

  • Preventing food waste benefits the environment and economy

    The EU is committed to halving the amount of food waste per capita in Europe in line with UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030. Food savings are required across the chain, from reducing production losses to reducing the amount of food that is thrown away. Powered by WPeMatico

  • Building a better LIFE with citizen science

    Online technology has led to a boom in citizen science. Can LIFE direct that voluntary interest in recording the world around us in ways that better support the implementation of nature policy? That was one of the topics under discussion at a LIFE platform meeting on volunteering for nature conservation. Powered by WPeMatico