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Celebrating 25 Years of LIFE, the Habitats Directive & Natura 2000
The EU LIFE programme and the Habitats Directive, approved on the 21st May 1992, are celebrating 25 years this year! The European Commission, the European Parliament, the Council and the Committee of the Regions will proclaim the 21st May 2017 as ‘European Natura 2000 day’ at a special event in Brussels.
In tandem with its approval, the Habitats Directive, along with the 1979 Birds Directive, formed the basis of the Natura 2000... Read full article.