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.


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  | 9056 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  | 7540 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
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  | 8232 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Denmark, Skarø - New seaweed products
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Denmark, Skarø - New seaweed products
    Danish waters produce high quality seaweed which, until now, has not been exploited commercially as there is no tradition of eating seaweed in Denmark. However, with the recent growth in the sushi...
11-29-2011  | 5415 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Germany, Bay of Kiel - Informing fish customers in real time about the available catches
    Over four decades at sea, Jan Meyer’s business has suffered more and more from low and fluctuating prices in his catches and little alternatives in terms of marketing of his fish. To enable...
11-23-2011  | 24002 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information