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EU Nature Directive Publications

BROCHURES

The Economic benefits of the Natura 2000 Network
Date of publication: 2013

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(pdf 2,5MB) 20 years brochure

The Habitats Directive – Celebrating 20 years of protecting biodiversity in Europe

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(pdf 4,70MB) 20 years brochure

Investing in Natura 2000: for nature, for people (24 pgs)
Date of publication: May 2011

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(pdf 1,75MB) healthcheck brochure

Healthcheck for Europe's protected nature (28 pgs)
Date of publication:  Jan 2010

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(pdf 3,06MB) healthcheck brochure

Natura 2000 - Europe's Nature for you  (28 pgs)
(general brochure for the public on the two Nature Directive)
Date of publication:  Update 2009  

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(pdf 22MB)

Natura 2000 - Conservation in Partnership  (16 pgs)
Date of publication:  Update 2009  

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(pdf 2MB)

Natura 2000 in the different Biogeographical Regions of EU (12 pgs)
Date of publication:  Update 2009  

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Atlantic region (2,4MB) da de en es fr nl pt

Black Sea (2,4MB) bg en ro

Boreal region (2,5MB) en et fi lt lv

Continental region (2,7MB) bg cs da de en fr it nl pl ro sl sv

Macaronesian region (2,6MB) es en pt

Mediterranean region (3,1MB) es en el fr it mt pt

Pannonian region (2,7MB) cs en hu ro sk

Steppic region (2,2MB) en ro

(pdf) Natura 2000 in diverse biogeographical regions

FACTSHEETS

The Economic Benefits of Natura 2000
Date of publication: 2013

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(pdf 913Kb) 20 years brochure

Natura 2000
Date of publication:  June 2009

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(pdf 0,3MB) natura2000

LEAFLETS

Port development and dredging in Natura 2000 estuaries and coastal zones

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(pdf 329Kb) Port development and dredging in Natura 2000 estuaries and coastal zones

Wind Energy Development and Natura 2000

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(pdf 0,45MB) Wind Energy Development and Natura 2000

Non Energy Mineral Extraction and Natura 2000

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(pdf 0,48MB) Non Energy Mineral Extraction and Natura 2000

Natura 2000 Viewer
Date of publication:  June 2010

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(pdf 0,45MB) Natura 2000 Viewer

Healthcheck for Habitats and Species in the EU Leaflet
Date of publication:  June 2009  

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(pdf 532kB) Healthcheck for Habitats and Species in the EU Leaflet

EC GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS

Climate change and Natura 2000
Date of publication: 2013

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(pdf 5Mb) managing

Article 6 of the Habitats Directive

   

Managing Natura 2000 sites:  The provisions of Article 6 of the 'Habitats' Directive 92/43/EEC (73 pgs)
Date of publication:  June 2000

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The Polish version includes an updated version of Chapter 5 from 2007.

(pdf~730KB; except [el] ~3,800KB) managing

Assessment of plans and projects significantly affecting Natura 2000 sites -  A Methodological guidance on the provisions of Article 6 (3) and (4) of the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (81 pgs)
Date of publication:  November 2001

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(pdf 670KB; [de] and [pt] are text only) viewer leaflet

Guidance document on Article 6(4) of the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (30 pgs)   
Date of publication:  January 2007 

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(pdf~100-350KB) viewer leaflet

Nature and Biodiversity cases ruling of the European Court of Justice (134 pgs)
Date of publication: 2006     

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(pdf 1,3 Mb) viewer leaflet

Article 8 of the Habitats Directive

   

Financing Natura 2000 Handbook (110 pgs)
Date of publication : June 2007

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(pdf~100-350KB) Financing Natura 2000

Article 12 and 16 of the Habitats Directive

   

The strict protection of animal species of Community interest under the 'Habitats' Directive 92/43/EEC- Article 12 and 16 (88 pgs)
Date of publication:  February 2007 

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(pdf ~600 KB) viewer leaflet

The Birds Directive

   

Guide on hunting under the Birds Directive  (106 pgs)

Date of publication:  Updated in 2008  

English (original language)  
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(pdf 200KB - 8.5 Mb) viewer leaflet

Sector specific guidance

   

Non-energy mineral extraction and Natura 2000 (144 pgs)
Date of publication:  July 2010 

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(pdf ~4,6MB) NEEI brochure

Wind energy developments and Natura 2000 (116 pgs)
Date of publication:  October 2010

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(pdf ~4MB) wind farms

The implementation of the Birds and Habitats Directives in estuaries and coastal zones (46 pgs)
Date of publication:  January 2011 

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(pdf 390Kb) wind farms

Guidelines for the establishment of the Natura 2000 network in the marine environment. Application of the Habitats and Birds Directives  (112 pgs)
Date of publication:  May 2007   

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Annexes

(pdf 1,7MB) wind farms

Natura 2000 and forests ‘Challenges and opportunities’
Date of publication:  2003   

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(pdf 1MB)

Sustainable tourism and Natura 2000 (68 pgs)

Date of publication: 2000

Guidelines, initiatives and good practices in Europe(pdf 0,8MB)
Annex based on the Lisbon seminar, December 1999(pdf 0,5MB)

Good Practice in Action  pdf 0,4MB)
(pdf 0,8MB)

OTHER DOCUMENTS

Interpretation Manual: of the habitat types listed in Annex I of the Habitats Directive  (144 pages)
Date of publication: July 2007

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(pdf 0,8MB) viewer leaflet

European Bird Species Action Plans