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We are the EUROPARC Federation and we represent hundreds of responsible authorities and thousands of Protected Areas in 36 countries. We often say in EUROPARC that nature knows no boundaries and we therefore facilitate international co-operation in all aspects of Protected Area management to improve and conserve our shared natural inheritance. Someone out there has the answer to your question, a solution to your problem, an idea you can use. So connect to the network!

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The very latest from EUROPARC Federation

A global moratorium on depleting and destroying ecosystems

Article issued by Ignace Schops, EUROPARC President “A half of a degree less, makes a world of difference”, said UN Secretary-General António Guterres. The IPCC special report “Global Warming of 1.5°C” was very clear. Unless we become climate neutral by...

EUROPARC Youth Manifesto - Implementing Change. Now!

This Friday the EUROPARC Youth Manifesto has been out there for exactly three weeks. Calling decision-makers to action. Inspiring youth empowerment and cooperation across generations at local levels. Asking all of us living, learning and working together in parks and rural...

Dutch National Parks on the way up again

The Dutch National Parks faced a difficult period over the last couple of years... now there is a positive movement again, resulting in a new National Park standard and in designating the Netherlands 21th and newest National Park - the New Land National Park.

Youth getting ready to lead - Throwback to Youth Workshop Sessions at EUROPARC Conference 2018

How to lead environmental games connecting people with nature? How to make a difference and create change in communities? As every year, delegates at EUROPARC Conference 2018 had the chance to choose from a broad range of 3-hour-workshops allowing to...

Next Webinar: Facing Climate Change in Natura2000 sites

Facing Climate Change in Natura 2000 sites & Protected Areas 6th November 2018, 14:00 CET (Central Europe Time) Register here Protected Areas (PAs) and especially Natura 2000 sites are in the front line of nature conservation: monitoring, evaluating, and sounding...


Once again, EUROPARC Spain and the Fernando González Bernaldez Foundation have launched the XIX edition of the Master en Espacios Naturales Protegidos (Master in Protected Areas) promoted by three prestigious Spanish Universities. Registrations are now open until 31st of October! A...

The House of Volcanoes – A community based initiative in Romania

Haţeg UNESCO Global Geopark Located in the southern region of Transylvania, Romania, Haţeg UNESCO Global Geopark was established in 2004. Its designation was done from the necessity to protect and to raise awareness on unique archaeological values that have made...

Frequently Asked Questions about Mature Forests - LIFE Red Bosques

LIFE Red Bosques, the project that aims to improve the management of Spanish Mediterranean forests included in Natura 2000 network, has recently released the key document "Mature Forests - Frequently Asked Questions". Click in the image below to download the...

The quick invasion of the Asiatic hornet in Collserola Nature Park, Spain

An alien invasive species In Europe, the Asiatic hornet also known as giant killer hornet, Vespa velutina, is an invasive exotic species that is creating great alarm among honey producers for its brutal attacks to bees and the consequences it...

The Amber Catcher - New Economic Activities in Protected Areas

Protected Areas for the Society Protected Areas have been treated for decades as spaces exclusively dedicated to protect natural assets and landscapes of exceptional importance, and where human activity should be kept to a minimum in order to limit our...


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CEETO - Central Europe Ecotourism: tools for nature protection

Discover the work of EUROPARC inside this ambitious project that aims to improve tourism management in several regions of Europe.

IMPACT - Innovative Models for Protected Areas: exChange and Transfer.

Learn more about this project that aims to integrate socio-economic development and biodiversity conservation in protected areas.



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