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    Call for applications for Natura 2000 Award 2015 now open

    After a very successful pilot year, the European Commission’s Natura 2000 Award has opened for a second year of applications. The aim of the award is to bring the success of the ... Read more »

    The Netherlands helps holiday destinations become more sustainable

    THE HAGUE – The Netherlands Government and ten companies and organizations are joining forces for greener and cleaner holiday destinations worldwide. Minister Kamp and Secretary ... Read more »

    LANDLIFE Care for nature: First European Land Stewardship Congress

    The first European Land Stewardship Congress, bringing together an international representation of conservationists, concluded with the adoption of the Barcelona Declaration. This ... Read more »