Natura 2000 is the centerpiece of the European Union nature & biodiversity policy. Is the largest network of protected areas in the world. The aim of the network is to assure the long-term survival of Europe's most valuable and threatened species and habitats.


EU goes green: together towards sustainable development
    A new Video News Release (VNR) which offers unusual footage explores how the EU is helping to promote clean energy projects in Africa and sustainable development...
06-14-2012  | 14933 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Water under threat? Ensuring sufficient, safe water for Europe
    Urban sprawl, population growth, and climate change are all well-known threats to our water. But how many people know about the effect of pharmaceutical products on water quality? How is their...
04-20-2012  | 8997 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Soil sealing - Destroying earth's living skin
Environment | Runtime: 8'50''
Soil sealing - Destroying earth's living skin
    Soil sealing means covering soil with an impermeable surface such as asphalt or concrete to make way for roads, houses, schools, offices and parking zones - symbols of urban growth. As Europe’s...
02-29-2012  | 11484 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Spain, Baiona- New products from goose barnacles
    With EU financial backing, 27 barnacle gatherers in Spain have been able to develop a niche business producing goose barnacle delicacies, such as pâtés, and supplying them to gourmet...
11-29-2011  | 7490 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
France, Saint-Raphaël - Pescatourisme project
Environment | Runtime: 12'30"
France, Saint-Raphaël - Pescatourisme project
    This project transfers and adapts pesca-tourism experience gained in Italy to the context of fishermen in the Var, France. Over a three year period, local actors, supported by Axis 4, have worked to...
11-29-2011  | 8169 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information