Other News Protected Planet Report 2016: Protected areas and global targets for biodiversity Green Week 2017: Green jobs for a greener future New issue of ECNC Update published Conference on the EU Action Plan for nature Connecting Nature officially launched NATURE@work - EEA photography competition Let’s Talk About Data - Wildlife recording Oppla insight event: making nature-based solutions work for business European Natura 2000 Award 2018: Calls are open! Applications open for 2020 European Green Capital and 2019 European Green Leaf Awards Celebrate nature on 5 June! Recent news from Healthy Seas Today is International Day for Biological Diversity EU Action Plan for nature, people and the economy Bank On Nature Show older news Archive New report on the state of the UK's birds Green Week 2017 – The transition towards a circular economy 25th anniversary of LIFE and the Habitats Directive OpenNESS partners reflect on progress and impact ECNC welcomes a new Network partner Sea turtles and ‘plastic soup’ in the classroom New issue of ECNC Update published Nature Outlook report to be presented in Brussels Healthy Seas in 2016 - more nets collected and exciting new activities Ecosystem services and EU regulatory frameworks: How can Oppla help? European Commission adopts the Environmental Implementation Review EC launches public consultation on the Common Agricultural Policy Today is World Wetlands Day Successful Healthy Seas beach clean-up with schoolkids New EEA report on climate change in Europe PISCO/UNS publication on the science of marine protected areas New issue of ECNC Update published 2017 - International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development EU guide to environmental directives Video message by Commissioner Vella in support of Healthy Seas Ecosystem services seminar presentations available online ALTER-Net team publishes paper on nature-based solutions UN Biodiversity Conference: commitments for action on biodiversity New French Agency for Biodiversity New issue of ECNC Update published Healthy Seas fashion exhibition in the Netherlands IAGC and Healthy Seas announce ocean ghostnet clean-up partnership Statement by Commissioner Vella on the Nature Directives Fitness Check Oppla all set to serve European projects New issue of ECNC Update published Fruit and biodiversity in the Euregio Rhine-Waal OpenNESS at the third EU Business and Biodiversity annual meeting Sustainable Development: EU sets out its priorities Users very enthusiastic about Oppla Record number of cities apply for European Green Capital 2019 and European Green Leaf 2018 Awards Second Atlantic Seminar: Knowledge exchange and roadmap for future cooperation OpenNESS case studies to inspire European site managers European companies awarded for their green business solutions New issue of ECNC Update published Bosland conference - increasing opportunities for nature and society Stakeholders discuss actions and cooperation at Second Boreal Seminar Draft results of restoration study presented at workshop Embracing Estuaries – workshop results published The 'umbrella effect' of Natura 2000 Bracenet develops fashion bracelets from ghost nets Support the People4Soil initiative Ecosystem services: We must now deliver societal impact What the EU should do to better protect nature in Europe Best practice in restoration EEA ‘My City’ photo competition: public vote now open Nature lends a hand Launching Oppla: a global platform for nature-based solutions European Commission adopts first EU list of invasive species Enter the Green-Go short film contest 2016! Registration now open for conference ‘Bosland 10 years – Passion for Nature’ New issue of ECNC Update published Registration open for study workshop on restoration and the EU biodiversity strategy to 2020 Sharing knowledge and experience for regions and biodiversity New issue of ECNC Update published LIFE Platform meeting on restoration of sand dune habitats Implementing ecosystem restoration and green infrastructure in Europe Nature supports Europe’s sustainable cities Food and health the focus of Tilburg Nature Market 2016 New issue of ECNC Update published 2016 Natura 2000 Award winners announced Workshop on Mediterranean forest management and Natura 2000 OpenNESS annual meeting reflects on four years of work New issue of ECNC Update published ECNC and Lithuanian Government preparing the Second Boreal Natura 2000 Seminar People 4 Soil initiative Symposium 'Biodiversity in the Netherlands, one step beyond' Odra Delta Nature Park - testing new business models Finalists of the 2016 Natura 2000 Award announced New issue of ECNC Update published Call for practical restoration evidence for new EU study on ecosystem restoration Vote for the European Natura 2000 Citizens’ Award! Research to support innovating with nature Department of Landscape Architecture, Ankara University, joins ECNC Network New issue of ECNC Update published Integrating nature into circular economy Quality Destination in action! New project to promote ecosystem restoration European Ecosystem Services Conference: call for sessions open! New issue of ECNC Update published Land and Soil Management Award – Apply now! Alpine Grassland Management Workshop addresses long-term protection of grasslands European biodiversity indicator process revitalized Promoting sustainable tourism in Uzundere through the QualityDestination programme New issue of ECNC Update published Natura 2000 Award 2016 - Deadline extended until 15 December! Tackling nitrogen deposition in nature areas requires an integrated approach Ecosystem services for nature, people and prosperity Seminar discusses Natura 2000 management issues Data to underpin Dutch Parliament view on EU nature legislation ’Eco-crossovers’ in the German–Dutch Euregio Rhine-Waal How small businesses operationalise ecosystem services New issue of ECNC Update published ECNC networking for Europe’s nature and biodiversity Biodiversity meter unveiled in Delft Natura 2000 Award 2016 - apply now!