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Commission announces winners of the 2015 Natura 2000 Awards


Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella announced the winners of the annual Natura 2000 Awards at a ceremony in Brussels today. The Awards recognise conservation achievements across the EU and raise awareness about initiatives that protect Europe's nature for the benefit of people's quality of life and the economy. Read more ...

The finalists of the European Natura 2000 Award – 2015 are announced! Vote now for your favourite!


The 23 finalists for the second edition of the European Natura 2000 Award were announced today. This Award aims to bring the success of the Natura 2000 network to the public’s attention and to demonstrate the network’s importance for protecting biodiversity across Europe.

The EU Natura 2000 Award: new search begins for Europe’s top conservation achievements


Today, the European Commission launches the second edition of the EU Natura 2000 Award. After a highly successful first instalment, this year’s Award will once again honour leading nature conservation achievements connected to the Natura 2000 network. Any organisation or person involved in Natura 2000 – public and local authorities, businesses, NGOs, land owners, educational institutions or individuals – is invited to submit an application by 21 January 2015.