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Nature Integrated Management to 2020 (LIFE IP GESTIRE 2020)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2023,

Background In order to ensure the conservation objectives and ecological coherence of the Natura 2000 network, the Lombardy region recognised the need to develop a regional strategy for the period 2015-2020, supported by an integrated, unified, coordinated and participatory management strategy. To this end, in the period 2012-2015 the project GESTIRE (LIF ...
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Background Large parts of southern Europe with low annual precipitation, including Mirabello and Platanias in Crete (Greece) and Metapontino in Basilicata (Italy) are expected to be hit particularly hard by climate change. In addition, these areas are also characterised by competing water uses, including agriculture as well as tourism in Crete and industr ...
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Alien Species Awareness Program (LIFE ASAP)

Start date: Sep 30, 2016, End date: Mar 30, 2020,

Background The EU Invasive Alien Species Regulation highlights the benefits of preventing the spread of invasive alien species (IAS) in terms of biodiversity and cost. Increased public awareness and effective early warning systems and management are essential to this task. In Italy, there is a need for more public awareness of the problem, in particular o ...
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Background Within the EU, southern Europe, and the Mediterranean basin in particular, will be most affected by global climate change. Strategies and plans for adaption to climate change are developed at national and regional level in the EU. Italy launched its National Adaptation Strategy to Climate Change (SNAC) in 2014, and officially adopted it in June ...
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Urban strategies for Waste Management in Tourist Cities (UrBAN-WASTE)

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2019,

Europe’s cities are some of the world’s greatest tourism destinations. The socio-economic impact of tourism is extraordinary and urban tourism, but it brings at the same time a range of negative externalities, including high levels of unsustainable resource consumption and waste production. In comparison with other cities, tourist cities have to face additional challenges related to waste preventi ...
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SDHp2m stands for ‘Solar District Heating (SDH)’ and actions from ‘Policy to Market’. The project addresses market uptake challenges for a wider use of district heating and cooling systems (DHC) with high shares of RES, specifically the action focuses on the use of large-scale solar thermal plants combined with other RES in DHC systems.The key approach of the project is to develop, improve and imp ...
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Background Sicily represents a key area for three species listed in Annex I of the Birds Directive: Bonelli’s eagle (Aquila fasciata), Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) and lanner falcon (Falco biarmicus). It hosts 100% of the confirmed nesting population of Egyptian vulture, and 65% of the Italian population as a whole and 65% of the national la ...
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Managing crOp water Saving with Enterprise Services (MOSES)

Start date: Jul 1, 2015, End date: Jun 30, 2018,

The main objective of MOSES is to put in place and demonstrate at the real scale of application an information platform devoted to water procurement and management agencies (e.g. reclamation consortia, irrigation districts, etc.) to facilitate planning of irrigation water resources, with the aim of:• saving water;• improving services to farmers;• reducing monetary and energy costs.To achieve thes ...
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The overall objective of TRUST-EPC-SOUTH is to scale up investments on Energy Efficiency (EE) and other Sustainable Energy (SE) in the tertiary sector of southern European countries, with particular focus on Energy Performance Contracts (EPC) projects. This objective will be achieved through the development of an ad hoc investment standardization and benchmarking framework and supported with the o ...
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Background Wolf populations in Spain, Portugal and Italy face the possibility of local extinction. The Iberian wolf population is c. 2 500 individuals, the largest in Western Europe (and 26% of the total EU population of wolves). The most endangered nucleus is located south of the Duero River – where the population is fragmented and probably does not ...
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PV FINANCING

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Jun 30, 2017,

Feed-in tariffs (FITs) have been the fuel for successful solar PV growth stories in basically every one of today’s large solar markets. First in Europe, now in China and Japan. The US is the only exception – backed by tax credits and net-metering, leasing has become a key means of financing residential solar systems there.With many European countries phasing out FITs, the simplicity of selling sol ...
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LEACHE – Europa más cerca

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017,

The Department for Education of the Government of Navarra is responsible for establishing the general conditions and developing general aspects of education in this Spanish autonomous region. In this context, a new structure has been created in the Vocational Training Service in order to provide assistance for the internationalization of VET institutions. These measures try to reach the following ...
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Background Italy’s agricultural sector is considered to be responsible for producing 35% of the country’s methane and 45% of its nitrous oxide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. There is a link between intensive agricultural activities and the level of these emissions. Much of Emilia-Romagna’s agricultural output is focused on producing high quality fo ...
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Background Natura 2000 network sites provide a wide range of ecosystems services. Efficient management of the sites is essential for their conservation and to ensure the continued delivery of ecosystems services. However, conservation activities come with an administrative and management cost, and, in many cases, management plans cannot be implemented bec ...
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... ublic Works Guidelines, to improve infrastructure and responses during extreme meteorological events. The partnership, of the municipality of Bologna with associated beneficiaries Kyoto Club, Ambiente Italia and ARPA E-R, demonstrated the application of model forecasting for climate and meteo-hydrological risks and climate adaptation measures planning, in addition to awareness-raising activities ...
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RECALL proposes the first application of a recently proven new recycling process for post-consumer waste of Absorbent Hygiene Products (AHP), with improved economic sustainability and replicability in a joint-venture approach between the global leader of AHP products (P&G) and a European network of waste recycling SMEs. AHP is the category name for nappies, sanitary protection pads, tampons, panty ...
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Better Regulation Aimed at Valorising Emas (B.R.A.V.E.)

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Jan 1, 2015,

Background The European Commission and other institutions have promoted initiatives in recent years to codify, consolidate and simplify existing EU legislation, and to evaluate the likely economic, social and environmental impacts of new regulations. Implementing regulations and laws entails costs, some of which are linked to legal obligations to provide ...
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NO WASTE (NO.WA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

Background Waste management remains an important challenge for local authorities in Italy, and private sector bodies represent key partners in the drive to minimise waste impacts. Large retailers, for example, can make a considerable contribution to waste minimisation as they have strong purchasing power and so can influence the packaging policies of thei ...
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... and 5-10 GWth. The SUNSTORE 4-team comprise European leading experts as J.O. Dalenbäck (Chalmers University), D. Mangold/T. Schmidt (Solites), R. Obernosterer-I. Obernberger (BIOS), R. Battisti (Ambiente Italia) and P.A. Sörensen (PlanEnergi)
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Background Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is a major aim for mitigating the impacts of climate change. Italy has already seen innovative actions to define models and tools for GHG-emission accounting. In general, these initiatives have been aimed at raising stakeholders’ awareness of the need to reduce emissions at local level. Strategies have ...
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Background As European society has grown wealthier it has generated more and more waste. In the EU alone, 1.3 billion tonnes of waste are thrown away annually, of which some 40 million tonnes are hazardous. The EU's approach to waste management is based on waste prevention and reduction. It should be a primary measure, before the re-use of waste as materi ...
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Background Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make up a large part of Europe’s economy. All but 1% of Europe's companies are SMEs, and SMEs generate 57% of economic activity in the EU. SMEs thus have a primary role to play in shifting the European economy to more sustainable production and consumption patterns. SMEs invest in innovation but thei ...
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RESEAU POUR LENVIRONNEMENT DANS LESPACE MARITIME (RES-MAR)

Start date: Mar 31, 2010, End date: Mar 31, 2013,

The Strategic Project RES - MAR is aimed at improving monitoring systems, risk prevention, management of environmental and emergency management, mitigation of pollution related to the environmental compartments water and soil in the area of ​​cooperation.RES MAR is composed of 7 sub-projects and actions of the system from which you intend to bring out the best strategies for cross-border environme ...
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Background Sustainable water consumption patterns are important for growth and prosperity in Europe, yet climate change continues to threaten the availability of water. Effective tools are thus required to ensure that society as a whole can best respond to concerns regarding the quality and quantity of water supplies. Many water management bodies have spe ...
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Background Europeans are starting to experience the tangible impacts of global warming first hand, for example through heat waves, floods, storms and forest fires. The European Union currently has a target of limiting global warming to no more than two degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial global temperature. EU policy is based on the findings of the I ...
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"The PRIMUS project has been designed to bridge the gap between research on the European level on one hand, and policy-making at (and for) the local level on the other hand. The theme chosen for this 36-months coordination action is 'sustainable urban management', thus covering the way how the various policy areas of urban development (energy/water/waste, transport, planning and design, social inc ...
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"Forest fire prevention involves a complex implementation. Because of the broad spectrum of activities included, prevention can be designed and performed at different scales, involving a great variety of institutions. Still, hardly ever legislation regulates the inclusion of fire prevention activities as part of forest management plans. Nevertheless, prevention is actually performed, although the ...
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Background Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make up a large part of Europe’s economy, representing some 99% of all enterprises and 57% of economic value added. SMEs therefore have a significant impact on the environment and a primary role to play in shifting the European economy to more sustainable production and consumption patterns. As broa ...
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Background The project explored the possibility of integrating local Agenda 21 and EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit System) activities in a wide territorial area incorporating Italy’s Parco Nazionale Dolomiti and the surrounding municipalities. Objectives The AGEMAS project set ...
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Sustainable EMAS North Milan (SENOMI)

Start date: Oct 1, 2004, End date: Sep 30, 2006,

Background The North Milan region, comprising the municipalities of Bresso, Cinisello Balsamo, Cologno Monzese and Sesto S. Giovanni, has seen a profound transformation of its economic base in the last 10 years. A serious industrial crisis hit the area at the end of the last decade as the region’s big engineering works and iron and steel factories (Mare ...
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Background The Valle Santa and Valle Campotto area is an important wetland situated in the intensively cultivated Emilia-Romagna plain. Although a man-made wetland, artificially created in the early 1900s, it became the habitat for a wide variety of animal and plant species associated with the constant presence of water. The site, located in the Po Delta ...
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European Flower Week-Campaign on the EU Ecolabel (Flower week)

Start date: Dec 1, 2002, End date: Jan 31, 2005,

Background Today only 124 companies have been awarded with a EU eco-label licence, and eco-labelled products represent less than 1% of the market. This is far below the level anticipated for labelled products. Through campaigns in schools and shops during a “European Flower week” the following reasons for this low take-up will be addressed: · Low a ...
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The english version of the contents description is being translated and should be available as of mid November. Please consult until then the original version in FR.
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The Zerowaste Pro aims to capitalize the results and outputs along with the know-how and expertise acquired in the Med and other EU projects implemented by the partnership with the aim of promoting sustainable low-cost waste management strategies in the MED region and IPA countries with an emphasis on waste prevention, reuse, recycling and composting and to establish synergies between the particip ...
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