Annual report

Highlights of activities in 2015


Biodiversity is important not only for nature, but also for human health, economic development, job creation, water management, tourism, and much more. Biodiversity, nature and ecosystem services are essential pillars for greening economies, for innovation and for circular economy.

ECNC’s new Midterm Strategy to 2020, adopted by the Board in November 2015, takes into account the interaction between ecosystems and their services, the importance of landscape, the need to integrate nature considerations into the economy, and the function of green and blue infrastructures. It confirms the need for inputs from stakeholders across society, including the public, policymakers, and the business and financial sectors.

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