working for a beautiful europe


ECNC is an independent European expertise centre for biodiversity and sustainable development. We promote an integrated approach for both land and sea and actively stimulate the interaction between science, society and policy.

Find out more »

Latest news

View all

    2017 – International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

    The United Nations has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, with some of its key areas focusing on resource efficiency, environmental p... Read more »

    EU guide to environmental directives

    The EU has produced a starter’s guide to the main provisions of the five EU environmental directives that target the protection and management of Europe’s freshwater and marine... Read more »

    Video message by Commissioner Vella in support of Healthy Seas

    We are very proud to announce that Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Mr Karmenu Vella, has agreed to become an official Healthy Seas ambassador. He conf... Read more »