The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value. read more on programme’s website.
Objective of the CAP LIFE LAT project is to increase the volume of successful LIFE projects in Latvia by supporting the project applicants and beneficiaries. To achieve this objective, the LIFE support unit has been established, and it provides advice and recommendations from experienced experts. For more efficient achievement… More »
Activities, which has been implemented during recently ended (in 2015) Aquatic warbler conservation project in Lithuania and Latvia (LIFE project “Securing sustainable farming to ensure conservation of globally threatened bird species in agrarian landscape”, 2010-2015) will be continued in the new ambitious project with the aim to ensure long-term conservation status… More »
The developed methodology of ecosystem services assessment will create an innovative approach within the territorial planning processes in Latvian coastal areas, thus finding a balance between environmental protection, biodiversity conservation, social and economic aspects. This methodology will be developed in accordance with best EU practice. The Project will provide knowledge that can be… More »
Marginal agricultural areas in Europe, remote from geographical perspective or not suitable for intensive agriculture, are still hosting high biodiversity of natural and semi-natural grassland that has formed through interaction between various ecosystems and extensive farming practices. However, due to change in rural lifestyle, such regions are experiencing depopulation… More »
Main objectives: to develop and publish a National Conservation and Management Programme for Natura 2000 sites in Latvia in order to adopt and implement a programmatic approach to the long term conservation and management of the Natura 2000 network; to promote effective and unified habitat management by elaborating comprehensive, tested and… More »
Lower Saxony is the most important meadow bird area in Germany. Significant populations of Germany’s meadow birds, e.g. Black-tailed Godwit, Lapwing, Eurasian Curlew, Common Redshank, Common Snipe and Corncrake, breed here. Especially black-tailed godwits are very sensitive birds. Their Western population has a very small breeding area in… More »