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Tuesday, 22 May 2012

21/05/2012 Happy 20th Birthday of the Habitats Directive

The 21st of May is the the 20th anniversary of one of the key instruments in nature conservation in the EU the Habitat Directive. For more information check out the following link . The ETC/BD has been integrally involved in the implementation of the Habitats Directive since the creation of the ETC/BD in 1995 (when it was called the European Topic Centre on Nature Conservation).

In addition today also marks the 20th anniversary of the LIFE programme. LIFE (L'Instrument Financier pour l'Environment)is the EU’s financial instrument supporting environmental and nature conservation projects throughout the EU, as well as in some candidate, acceding and neighbouring countries. For more information check out the following link