The report that the Bulgarian government has sent to Brussels regarding the EU’s Natura 2000 nature protection project is an “outright fake” claims the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN), hereby confirming EURACTIV Bulgaria’s earlier findings. From EURACTIV: “A €9-million leva (4.5 million euro) on the state of species and natural habitats in Bulgaria, paid for…

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The European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (ETC/BD) has completed the assessments of conservation status per biogeographical region of species and habitats listed on the Annexes of the Birds and Habitats Directives. These assessments were made based on the reporting obligation by the EU Member States according to the Article 17 of the Habitats Directive…

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Fulfilling its role as a link between the nature conservation site managers and EU decision-makers Eurosite is a member of the European Habitats Forum (EHF). The EHF assembles leading European nature conservation organisations, represents the voice of the environmental civil society organizations, and coordinates communication between them and the European Commission on the issues related…

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Eurosite AGM 30 Years

Eurosite was founded in 1989, meaning that the network for European site managers already exists since 30 years! We would like to thank all of you who were there to celebrate this special moment with us in Monticiano, Italy. Also a special thanks goes to our wonderful host WWF Oasi who ensured a memorable event…

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The photography exchange between Dutch and Polish students for the past school year has finished with an exchange trip to Poland. This year, additional attention was paid to involving societal and ‘hot’ items in the exchange, for example through attention for landscape and Natura 2000. At the Dutch island of Texel students were educated on…

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In the framework of “Civil Society Dialogue Between EU and Turkey Grant Scheme (CSD-V)”, a newly launched project called ‘Nature and Cities‘ held its first activity in Tilburg, Netherlands. The main objective of the project is to enhance the dialogue and cooperation between EU and Turkish civil society organisations in environment and sustainable development sectors…

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