LIFE programme

The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action created in 1992. The current funding period 2014-2020 has a budget of €3.4 billion.


  • 14/06/2019

    Sustainable buildings for Europe’s climate-neutral future

    Sustainable construction is set to play a big part in meeting the European Union’s climate and energy goals. EU funding supports projects in the building sector to lower emissions, become climate-resilient and deliver the EU’s climate and energy policies.
  • 11/06/2019

    Life of trees: monitoring and modelling Poland's primeval forest

    Tools used by LIFE+ ForBioSensing PL are able to map single trees from the 22 million individuals in Poland’s Białowieża Forest. With this level of detail, the project can monitor changes to the forest structure and help better manage these precious landscapes.
  • 05/06/2019

    LIFE on 2 wheels around Italy's Natura 2000 sites

    Getting out on a bike is a great way to see the world around you. Cyclists in Italy are on tour along routes set up by the project LIFE Sic2Sic. The tour runs through 170 of the country’s Natura 2000 sites, from Lake Fusine in the far north east all the way down to Sicily.
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