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Friday, November 20, 2015

LIFE : 96 NEW environment projects

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News The European Commission has approved funding for 96 new projects in 21 Member States under its LIFE programme for the Environment. These projects represent a total investment of € 264.8 million, of which the EU will provide € 160.6 million

They cover actions in the field of environment and resource efficiency, nature and biodiversity, and environmental governance and information.

EU Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella said: "Money invested in environment projects is money well spent. I am delighted to see that our LIFE programme will support many innovative projects, and I am sure they will make a vital contribution. As well as protecting and enhancing natural capital, there are many promising avenues here that will help steer Europe towards a low-carbon, resource efficient and sustainable future. We will follow these projects carefully, with a view to sharing and replicating their success."

Descriptions of all 96 projects can be found in the Press release (available in 22 languages)

Source :  europa.eu/environment


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