TARTALIFE

TARTALIFE

As the Mediterranean Sea is the world’s most overfished sea, it also has the highest sea turtle by-catch rate. TARTALIFE reduced the numbers of sea turtles being caught up in fishing nets along 15 Italian coastal areas. They encouraged 1 290 local fishermen to use...

Lille Vildmose

Lille Vildmose

Around 85% of the EU’s peatland habitats are threatened. Despite their high environmental, economic and social importance, as well as their potential to curb climate change, peatland degradation continues. To counter this decline, LIFE Lille Vildmose worked to restore...

LIFE ENERGY

LIFE ENERGY

Each year, millions of birds across the world are killed when they collide with or are electrocuted by power lines.  In the Slovak Republic, the LIFE ENERGY team helped many birds avoid such collisions. They identified the riskiest areas, before installing 8 600...

LIFE-GREEN4GREY

LIFE-GREEN4GREY

In Flanders, Belgium, open space in peri-urban areas is often converted into housing, commercial buildings, and infrastructure like roads, railways and airports. This open space loss amounts to around seven hectares per day, an area thirteen times bigger than a...

LIFE ElClimA

LIFE ElClimA

Around 80% of the global population of the Eleonora’s falcon breeds in Greece. A lack of  suitable breeding sites makes this species extremely vulnerable, especially in the face of climate change. Other threats the birds endure are illegal hunting, tourism and...