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New ways of funding protected areas

24th July, 2017

Title: New Ways of Funding Protected Areas Location: Sheffield Hallam University Date: 2017-07-24 In the present financial climate all those involved in protected areas are having to look at new ways of funding their activities and developments. This Europarc Atlantic Isles (EAI) event will explore how we can work together and with new partners to […]


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New Erasmus+ learning opportunities

13th March, 2017

EAI is delighted to announce details of three work related study visit opportunities for people working in UK protected landscape as part of its staff development programme, PAVEL, funded by the Erasmus+ programme. The opportunities are in Germany, Latvia and the Netherlands. The visits cover a number of specific themes and successful applicants can also […]


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Members’ Day – 14 February 2017

21st December, 2016

The future of  UK and Ireland protected areas European cooperation Location: Natural England Offices, Business Park Crewe, Electra Way, Crewe CW1 6GJ Time and date: 10.30 (for 11.00) through to 15.30 The aim of the day will be to look at the work of the Federation and Atlantic Isles Section and identify a future strategy […]


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PAVEL programme to start

26th September, 2016

EAI is delighted that its EU Erasmus+ funded Protected Area Vocational Education and Learning (PAVEL) programme has now started. Details of how to apply for professional development opportunities together with our partners in France, Germany, Latvia and the Netherlands will be made available on the PAVEL page by the end of September 2016.


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Keeping in touch

12th May, 2016

At present the best ways to get up-to-date news from EAI are to follow us on Twitter @EFAtlanticIsles or to sign up for E-News via the link on our landing page. E-News Bulletins are published regularly; No.55 was published in May 2016. We will update the web pages as time and resources allow. Details of […]


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UK Marine Protected Areas: Webinar Report

29th June, 2015

The purpose of this webinar was to review progress across the UK in establishing marine protected areas, especially to compare the different approaches taken in the constituent countries of the UK. Presentations and discussion focused on the legislative background, where the designation process has got to, what has been designated so far and where, what […]


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Webinar: Marine Protected Areas in the UK

17th April, 2015

Our next webinar  “Progress towards Marine Protected Areas in the UK” takes place from 14h00 – 15h30 BST on Wednesday 13th May 2015. What’s the webinar about? The conservation of the marine environment has been rising up the agenda both domestically and internationally in recent years. There has been progress across the UK in establishing […]


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Webinar Report: Health & well-being: the role of protected areas

12th February, 2015

The role of protected areas for human health and well-being was examined in an EAI webinar held on behalf of the EUROPARC Federation’s Health & Protected Areas Working Group on 15th December 2014. Examples came from Scotland, France and Finland. Promoting Green Health in Scotland was the title of Bridget Finton’s presentation. She presented the […]


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Nature Outlook: scenarios for the future of nature in the EU

18th December, 2014

In early December in Brussels a group of organisations, including EUROPARC  Atlantic Isles, came together in the first of a series of workshops intended to look at European Union nature policies in preparation for a council of  ministers meeting in 2016 under the leadership of the Dutch, who will hold the presidency at that point. […]


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Webinar: Health & Protected Areas

5th December, 2014

EUROPARC Atlantic Isles, together with the EUROPARC Federation’s Health & Protected Areas Working Group, is holding a webinar on Monday 15th December 2014 from 10-11.30 GMT on the subject of “Health and Well-being: the Role of Protected Areas. Speakers include Bridget Finton (Scottish Natural Heritage), Mélissa Desbois (Espaces Naturels Regionaux, France) and Veikko Virkkunen (Metsahallitus […]


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