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.


Bristol - Finalist for Green Capital Award 2010/2011
    Europe is now an essentially urban society, with four out of five Europeans living in towns and cities. Most of the environmental challenges facing our...
01-20-2010  | 7213 Hits |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Marco Polo supports Europe's inland waterways
Transport  | Runtime: 07'51"
Marco Polo supports Europe's inland waterways
    With Europe's roads at saturation point it is more important than ever to find alternative ways of transporting freight around the Union. Inland waterways offer an effective and environmentally sound...
09-30-2010  | 6950 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Reducing climate impacts from international aviation: Europe leads the way
    The European Commission proposed a legislation to bring the aviation sector into the European Union's pioneering emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) in order to control the rapid growth of CO2...
02-11-2009  | 6548 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Curbing CO2 emissions from road transport
Transport  | Runtime: 11'53"
Curbing CO2 emissions from road transport
    Road transport generates about one fifth of the EU's CO2 emissions, with passenger cars responsible for around 12%. This makes it the second most important source of greenhouse gases. Although...
02-10-2009  | 6334 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Road safety is everyone's business
Transport  | Runtime: 8'01"
Road safety is everyone's business
    The first ever European Road Safety Day, dedicated to young drivers, was held in Brussels on 27 April 2007. The event was one of the European Commission's ways of reminding young people that road...
02-03-2009  | 6102 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information