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WELCOME to the web pages of the ETC on Biological Diversity

The ETC/BD is an international consortium working with the European Environment Agency under a framework partnership agreement. The main tasks of the topic centre are:

The current consortium of the ETC/BD started its operation on the 1st of January 2014. Further details on the current consortium are available in the web page named 'Structure' above.

News from the Topic Center

 #  26/02/2014 Terrestrial habitat mapping in Europe: an overview
There is a long history of mapping both habitats and vegetation, using both field and remote sensing methods in Europe and, largely due to the 1992 EU Habitats Directive, there has been a marked increase in habitat mapping of large areas in the European Union over the past 25 years. This report, initiated by (more...)

 #  13/02/2014 Job announcement - Agriculture and Forest Ecosystems Officer
The ETC/BD is seeking an 'Agriculture and Forest Ecosystems Officer' for its office in Paris. The position starts in June 2014. For further details (more...)

 #  09/01/2014 Birds in the European Union - Reporting under Article 12 of the Birds Directive
Member States have started delivering their reports as required by Article 12 of the Birds Directive. Eighteen Member States delivered by the agreed deadline (31st December) while another country has delivered more recently. The ETC/BD maintains a scoreboard (more...)

 #  19/12/2013 ETC/BD Newsletter
The December 2013 edition of the ETC/BD newletter is now available The newsletter aims at providing information on activities led by the Consortium in the framework of the multi-annual European Environment Agency’s Strategy 2009-2013. The newsletter is produced 2 times a year at regular intervals. (more...)

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