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UK Protected Areas – Natural Solutions

26th March, 2012

The IUCN UK National Committee is hosting an important conference on Thursday 26th April at the Brockholes Nature Reserve in Lancashire. The event provides a platform for protected area managers and policy makers to share good practice and consider existing and new policy and systems, opportunities and challenges. Practitioners and policy makers from across the […]

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Spring diary dates!

21st February, 2012

There are several events in the spring that will be of interest to EAI members and partner organisations: Sheffield, 2 April 2012: The Campaign for National Parks and the Friends of the Peak District are holding a workshop on visitor payback schemes. Brockholes, Lancashire, 26 April 2012: The IUCN-UK National Committee will be hosting its […]

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Latest EAI E-News published

1st February, 2012

The latest edition of EAI E-News has been published with details of policy developments from across the United Kingdom and the European Union. Also included are updates on the EAI work programme and new information from the EUROPARC Federation, together with the usual mix of diary dates, funding opportunities and job vacancies within the network. […]

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First EAI E-News of 2012 published

18th January, 2012

The first EAI E-News of 2012 was published this morning. It includes news on UK and EU policy developments and networking, updates on the EAI work programme, details of the 2012 European Day of Parks, new publications, diary dates and potential funding opportunities. Also included are job vacancies at EAI member organisations. There is also […]

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Season’s Greetings from all at EAI

23rd December, 2011

The Christmas edition of our E-News is now available, with news on sustainable development in the UK’s national parks, new proposals from the European Commission for the LIFE programme from 2014, publications from the European Environment Agency as well as potential funding opportunities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. We wish you all a […]

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Plans for new EU LIFE programme

13th December, 2011

The European Commission published proposals on 12th December for a new Environment and Climate Action Programme – LIFE for the new financial period from 2014. Amongst the new elements proposed are a sub-programme for climate action, whilst the environment area will focus on resource efficiency, biodiversity and the Natura 2000 network, as well as governance […]

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Sustainable practices benefit businesses and visitors in protected areas

30th November, 2011

The project ‘Sustainable Tourism in Enterprises, Parks and Protected Areas’ (STEPPA) came to a close today, with its research demonstrating that the performance of a business improves when sustainable measures are implemented. In addition, eco-labels could improve the experience of tourists in protected areas if they were more recognisable. STEPPA, funded through the EU grant […]

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EAI supports creation of national parks in Northern Ireland

31st October, 2011

EAI today submitted a response to the consultation led by the Department of the Environment on the establishment of national parks in Northern Ireland.

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A manifesto for coasts and landscapes

3rd April, 2011

EAI has joined together with several campaign groups in the publication of a manifesto for coasts and seascapes. It calls for the same protection to be accorded to the UK’s much loved seascapes that the protected landscapes already enjoy. The manifesto is available in both English and Welsh.

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