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.


Shale gas: risk or opportunity?
Environment | Runtime: n/a
Shale gas: risk or opportunity?
    On Wednesday 22 January, the European Commission will publish a Recommendation aiming to ensure that proper environmental and climate safeguards are in place for...
01-20-2014  | 6737 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Plastic bags – Ending our addiction
Environment | Runtime: 9'40"
Plastic bags – Ending our addiction
    Every year 100 billion plastic bags are used in the EU, around 200 bags for every EU citizen. Only a small percentage of these are recycled, meaning literally billions end in rubbish dumps or,...
09-25-2013  | 7955 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
New Common Agricultural Policy
Environment | Runtime: 13'22''
New Common Agricultural Policy
    On the occasion of the political agreement on the reformed Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) between the 3 EU institutions at the end of June 2013, this VNR features interviews with four farmers (in...
09-20-2013  | 2349 Hits |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Invasive alien species – a growing threat in Europe
    Invasive alien species (IAS) cost the EU an estimated EUR 12 billion per year, prompting the European Commission to push for an EU-wide approach to tackle the...
09-02-2013  | 28583 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information
Renewable energy – Creating lasting benefits
Environment, Energy | Runtime: 7''36'
Renewable energy – Creating lasting benefits
    The EU remains committed to generating 20% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020. On the occasion of the EU’s flagship event for sustainable energy, the EU Sustainable Energy Week...
06-21-2013  | 21840 Hits |  Script (.doc) |  Video (.mp4) |  More information