The annual award is open to any entity involved in activities related to Natura 2000. Local and national authorities, businesses, land owners, NGOs, educational institutions and individuals from all 28 EU Member States are all eligible to apply for the five award categories.
The limited information emerging from the ongoing Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations reveals the risk that this transatlantic project will reverse recent environmental and social achievements in Europe, and make future environmental and social progress more difficult on both sides of the North Atlantic.
Donating watering cans can cause more excitement among pupils than soccer balls? That is exceptional, especially in Africa. But still, it’s what we’ve witnessed on our last Naturefriends journey to Togo. There are approximately 3,000 Naturefriends in Togo, united by CASE Togo – Amis de la Nature.
For the first time the popular brochure "Travelling Respectfully" by Naturefriends International - respect is available in english. “How can I prepare for this journey?”, “What do I have to keep in mind when taking photographs?”, “How can I protect the environment during my journey?”, “Begging children – how do I react?”: answers to these and many more questions can be found in this handy booklet, and are accompanied by humorous illustrations by Klaus Pitter.
Naturefriends‘ regional development initiative “Landscape of the Year 2013/14 Upper Rhine Valley” promoted sustainable tourism, nature and environmental education and cross-border civil society bonds in the region