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LIFE Biodiversity projects

This section presents LIFE+ Biodiversity projects from 2007 onwards. Each project includes hyperlinks to further information (layman's report, project website and web summary) where it exists.

Projects
LIFE CWR
Ecological Restoration and Conservation of Praia da Vitória Coastal Wet Green Infrastructure
LIFE12 BIO/PT/000110
web summary
LIFE GRASSSERVICE
Alternative use of biomass for maintenance of grassland biodiversity and ecosystem services
LIFE12 BIO/LV/001130
web summary
LIFE Ghost
Techniques to reduce the impacts of ghost fishing gears and to improve biodiversity in north Adriatic coastal areas
LIFE12 BIO/IT/000556
web summary
AQUALIFE
Development of an innovative and user-friendly indicator system for biodiversity in groundwater dependent ecosystems
LIFE12 BIO/IT/000231
web summary
LIFE Alta Murgia
Control and eradication of the invasive exotic plant species Ailanthus altissima in the Alta Murgia National Park
LIFE12 BIO/IT/000213
web summary
LIFE WINDFARMS & WILDLIFE
Demonstration of good practices to minimize impacts of wind farms on biodiversity in Greece
LIFE12 BIO/GR/000554
web summary
LIFE ALISTER
Alsace Life hamSTER : Demonstration project to preserve european biodiversity in Alsace
LIFE12 BIO/FR/000979
web summary
LIFE-ECORESTCLAY
Holistic Ecological Restoration of a mining area in Tarragona (Spain) with seven clay Quarries
LIFE12 BIO/ES/000926
web summary
LIFE IMPACTO CERO
Development and demonstration of an anti-bird strike tubular screen for High Speed Rail lines
LIFE12 BIO/ES/000660
web summary
LIFE Northern Bald Ibis Reason for Hope
Reintroduction of Northern Bald Ibis in Europe
LIFE12 BIO/AT/000143
web summary
LIFE STRADE
Demonstration of a system for the management and reduction of collisions between vehicles and wildlife
LIFE11 BIO/IT/000072
web summary
BIOAQUAE
Biodiversity Improvement Of Aquatic Alpine Ecosystems
LIFE11 BIO/IT/000020
web summary
ESCAPE
Ex-Situ Conservation of Finnish Native Plant Species
LIFE11 BIO/FI/000917
web summary
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CONSERVASTRATRAGALUS-MU
Conservation of Astragalus nitidiflorus in its potential habitat in the Murcia region
LIFE11 BIO/ES/000727
web summary
bioDEHESA
DEHESA ECOSYSTEMS:DEVELOPMENT OF POLICIES AND TOOLS FOR BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT
LIFE11 BIO/ES/000726
web summary
APUS & NYCTALUS - Protection of Common Swift (Apus apus) and bats in buldings in Slovakia
LIFE10 NAT/SK/000079
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BRIGHT - Bussaco´s Recovery from Invasions Generating Habitat Threats
LIFE10 NAT/PT/000075
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SHARKLIFE - SHARKLIFE – Urgent actions for the conservation of cartilaginous fish in Italy
LIFE10 NAT/IT/000271
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SUBLIMO - Biodiversity Survey of Fish Post-Larvae in the Western Mediterranean Sea
LIFE10 NAT/FR/000200
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INVASEP - Combating invasive species within the Tagus and Guadiana river basins in the Iberian peninsula
LIFE10 NAT/ES/000582
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SOIL-Montana - Agroecosystems health cards: conservation of soil and vegetal diversity in mountain and bottom valley grazing areas
LIFE10 NAT/ES/000579
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LAMPROPELTIS - Control of the invasive species Lampropeltis getula californiae on the island of Gran Canaria (BIODIV)
LIFE10 NAT/ES/000565
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Zelkov@zione - Urgent actions to rescue Zelkova sicula from extinction
LIFE10 NAT/IT/000237
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ELIA- Development of the beddings of the electricity transportation network as means of enhancing biodiversity
LIFE10 NAT/BE/000709
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MARMONI - Innovative approaches for marine biodiversity monitoring and assessment of conservation status of nature values in the Baltic Sea
LIFE09 NAT/LV/000238
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Life at Night- Improving the conservation status of nocturnal animals (moths and bats) by reducing the effect of artificial lighting at cultural heritage sites.
LIFE09 NAT/SI/000378
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MIRDINEC- Management of the invasive Raccoon Dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) in the north-European countries
LIFE09 NAT/SE/000344
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EC-SQUARE- Eradication and control of grey squirrel: actions for preservation of biodiversity in forest ecosystems
LIFE09 NAT/IT/000095
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PP-ICON- Plant-Pollinator Integrated CONservation approach: a demonstrative proposal
LIFE09 NAT/IT/000212
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VERENIKE Thessaloniki and Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia
Use of innovative practices and new technology in the production of wide variety and high quality forestry seedlings in order to enhance regeneration success and increase biodiversity
LIFE09 NAT/GR/000326
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SKYROSBIODIVERSITY-Demonstration of the Biodiversity Action Planning approach, to benefit local biodiversity on an Aegean island, Skyros
LIFE09 NAT/GR/000323
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BioDiVine-Demonstrating functional biodiversity in viticulture landscapes
LIFE09 NAT/FR/000584
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CAP DOM- Conserving French overseas threatened bird species and their habitats using demonstrative conservation tools.
LIFE09 NAT/FR/000582
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Return of Rural Wetlands: Local participation and innovative methods for cost-effective large-scale wetland restoration
LIFE09 NAT/FI/000563
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Innovation against poison - Innovative actions against illegal poisoning in EU Mediterranean pilot areas.
LIFE09 NAT/ES/000533
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LIFE TRACHEMYS- Demonstration strategy and techniques for the eradication of invasive freshwater turtles
LIFE09 NAT/ES/000529
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URBANBEES- Urban bee biodiversity action plans
LIFE08 NAT/F/000478
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MAN-GMP-ITA - Validation of risk management tools for genetically modified plants in protected and sensitive areas in Italy
LIFE08 NAT/IT/000334
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DINAMO - Increasing endangered biodiversity in agricultural and semi-natural areas: a demonstrative management model
LIFE08 NAT/IT/000324
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HUSEEDBANK - Establishment of the Pannon Seed Bank for the long-term ex situ conservation of Hungarian vascular wild plants
LIFE08 NAT/H/000288
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AMIBIO - Automatic acoustic monitoring and inventorying of biodiversity
LIFE08 NAT/GR/000539
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COREXERUN - Conservation, restoration and reconstitution of the semi-xerophilic habitats of the "massif de la Montagne" in Reunion
LIFE08 NAT/FR/000188
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CUBOMED - Development and demonstration of eradication and control methods for an invasive species: Carybdea marsupialis (Cubozoa), Mediterranean
LIFE08 NAT/E/000064
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BulPlantNet - A Pilot Network of Small Protected Sites for Plant Species in Bulgaria Using the Plant Micro-reserve Model
LIFE08 NAT/BG/000279
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VULTURES' RETURN - Recovery of the Populations of Large European Vultures In Bulgaria
LIFE08 NAT/BG/000278
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SAFE ISLANDS FOR SEABIRDS - Safe islands for seabirds/ Initiating the restoration of seabird-driven ecosystems in the Azores
LIFE07 NAT/P/000649
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CENT.OLI.MED - Identification and conservation of the high nature value of ancient olive groves in the Mediterranean region
LIFE07 NAT/IT/000450
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CAISIE - Control of aquatic invasive species and restoration of natural communities in Ireland
LIFE07 NAT/IRL/000341
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COREXERUN - Conservation, restoration and reconstitution of the semi-xerophilic habitats of the "massif de la Montagne" in Reunion
LIFE07 NAT/F/000188
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For yet more examples of projects funded by the programme, visit the LIFE project database.


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