15 March 2011

EU GRANT FUNDS: NATURE AND BIODIVERSITY

European fundings: Nature and Biodiversity
OBJECTIVE:
To protect, conserve, restore, monitor and facilitate the functioning of natural systems, natural habitats, wild flora and fauna, with the aim of halting the loss of biodiversity, including diversity of genetic resources, within the EU


ACTIVITIES:
NATURE
These projects contribute to the implementation of the birds and/or habitats directives, including at local and regional level, and support the further development and implementation of the Natura 2000 network, including coastal and marine habitats and species. The focus in on long-term sustainable investments in Natura 2000 sites and on the conservation on species and habitats.


Nature project must be best practice or demonstration projects.


BIODIVERSITY
These projects are focused on the demonstration of measures and practices that contribute to halting the loss of biodiversity on the territory of the Member States. They must be demonstration or innovation projects. They must all have as an integral part of the project the evaluation and active dissemination of the results and lessons learnt during the project

DEADLINE: July 18Th, 2011.



BENEFICIARIES:
Proposals must be presented by entities registered in the Member States of the European Union being public and/or private bodies, actors and institutions