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Nature & Biodiversity Paper Publications

All publications are in pdf format if not otherwise specified.

How to order a publication online ?EU Bookshop

To see if a publication is free and in stock, please consult the EU Bookshop which contains the main documents published by the Environment Directorate General since 1996.

EU Biodiversity Policy

52 tips for biodiversity
Brochure

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(pdf 7,5Mb) green infrastructure fact sheet
EU Biodiversity Action Plan - 2010 Assessment Brochure
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Text translations
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(pdf 2,6Mb) green infrastructure fact sheet
Monitoring the impact of EU Biodiversity policy
Fact sheet

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(pdf 438kB) green infrastructure fact sheet
Green Infrastructure
Fact sheet
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(pdf 310kB) green infrastructure fact sheet
Ecosystem Goods and Services
Fact sheet
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(pdf 911kB) ecosystem fact sheet

The Message from Athens
Leaflet

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(pdf 2,8Mb)

Nature’s role in climate change
Fact sheet

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(pdf 635kB)
Healthcheck for Europe's protected nature
Brochure
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(pdf 3,06MB) healthcheck brochure
Healthcheck for Habitats and Species in the EU Leaflet
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(pdf 532kB) conservation

Invasive Alien Species
Fact sheet

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(pdf 575kB)

More action is needed to save Europe's biodiversity
EU Biodiversity Action Plan mid-term report 2008
Leaflet

(pdf 362kB)

The European Union's Action Plan
Halting the loss of biodiversity by 2010 – and beyond

Introductory guide

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(pdf 2 MB)

Natura 2000 Publications

Natura 2000 Viewer leaflet

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(pdf 0,45MB) viewer leaflet

Natura 2000 fact sheet

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(pdf 0,3MB) natura2000
Natura 2000 Networking Programme leaflet (pdf 0,6MB)
NATURA 2000, the European Commission nature newsletter  

Natura 2000 - Europe's Nature for you
(general presentation of Natura 2000)

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(pdf 22MB)

Natura 2000 - Conservation in Partnership

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(pdf 2MB)

Natura 2000 - Discover Europe's nature (leaflet for schools)

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(pdf 6MB)

Natura 2000 and forests ‘Challenges and opportunities’ Interpretation guide

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(pdf 1MB)
"Natura 2000 and people : a partnership"
Proceedings of a conference held in Bath, UK, 28 - 30 June 1998
(pdf 0,4MB)

Natura 2000 - Managing our heritage (full colour brochure)

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(pdf 1,4MB)
Interpretation Manual of European Union Habitats - EU 27, July 2007 (pdf 0,8MB)
"Jewels in the crown" - Good practices Natura 2000 and leisure
by the Stichting Recreatie, Expert Centre on Leisure and Recreation, November 2004 (3MB)
If you wish to obtain a free copy of the booklet, please contact the Expert Centre on Leisure and Recreation
(pdf 3MB)

Natura 2000 in diverse biogeographical regions

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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

Sustainable tourism and Natura 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)

Frequently asked questions about Natura 2000

MEMO on Commission strategy to protect Europe’s most important wildlife areas – frequently asked questions about NATURA 2000, 2003 (19KB)

Commission Working Document on Natura 2000 & Questions and answers on Natura 2000, 2002 (50-200KB)

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Other Publications

Eurobarometer 2010 Survey - Attitudes of Europeans towards the issue of biodiversity

(pdf)

Eurobarometer 2007 Survey - Attitudes of Europeans towards the issue of biodiversity

(pdf)
Brochure "Large Carnivores know no boundaries" (pdf 9MB)
Nature and Biodiversity cases ruling of the European Court of Justice 2006 (pdf 1,3MB)
EU focus on nature protection, 2002 (270KB)
This brochure outlines the EU’s strategy for nature protection
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(pdf 3MB)
Europe's Natural and Cultural Heritage by C. Otero & T. Bailey Order Request form en fr de (pdf 0,2MB) Europe's Natural and Cultural Heritage
e-book Hunting, an added value for Biodiversity - (2004) by Face Europe  

LIFE Publications

LIFE Publications  
Conserving Mires in the European Union (1999, 80 pg) (pdf 2,5MB)
Compensation for damage caused by bears and wolves in the European Union (1999, 68 pg) (pdf 1MB)
La conservation de l'ours brun (only in French, 1997, 44pg) (pdf 1,2MB)

 

Newsletters

Natura 2000 newsletter

Newsletter Environment for Europeans