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.


REACH: a new regulation for chemical substances
    On 12 July 2006 the European Commission adopted the new Thematic Strategy on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides. The aim of this new integrated pesticides policy was to ensure their correct use, to...
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Improving the environment in Europe's cities
    Four out of five of all Europeans live in towns and cities. The European Commission wants to help make our urban areas better places to live. That is why a Thematic Strategy on the Urban Environment...
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Controlling chemicals - Protecting human health and the environment
    Chemicals are part of modern life. Nearly all the products we used daily are either made from or contain them. With no proper controls, chemicals can be dangerous for the environment and human...
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Giving Europe more breathing space
Health | Runtime: 5'17"
Giving Europe more breathing space
    Clean air is essential to our own health and that of the environment. But since the industrial revolution, the quality of the air we breathe has deteriorated considerably - mainly as a result of...
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Living with climate change
Health | Runtime: 10'26"
Living with climate change
    Global warming is happening. Temperatures have already risen by 0.76 degrees since the industrial revolution and are expected to rise further by 1.8 - 4 degrees by the end of the 21st century. The...
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