The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action created in 1992 and has co-financed more than 5,400 projects.


The LIFE programme is divided into two sub-programmes, one for environment and one for climate action.


The environment sub-programme funds nature conservation projects in particular in the areas of biodiversity, habitats and species. It provides action grants for best practice, pilot and demonstration projects that contribute to the implementation of the EU’s directives on birds and habitats, the EU’s biodiversity strategy to 2020, and the development, implementation and management of the Natura 2000 network.


The Amphibian Conservation and Habitat Restoration project is co funded as part of LIFE Nature and Biodiversity projects.