Sunce is a part of an EU Life project

Sunce is a part of an EU Life project

We are extremely proud that in September this year started the five-year project “LIFE Artina – Bird Protection Network within the Adriatic”, and in the implementation of which the Sunce Association participates.

This is one of 40 projects approved at EU level from the LIFE sub-program “Nature and Biological Diversity”. Our pride is even greater due to the fact that this is the only project from this subprogram approved in 2017 for Croatia, which is the leading partner from Croatia and the first LIFE project to be led by the Croatian association.

The aim of the project is to identify marine areas in the southern part of the Adriatic, important for 3 species of seabirds (Mediterranean seagull, kaucalus and gregula), to assess the major threats affecting their populations and to define and implement activities that will alleviate them.

The project leader is Biom Association, and partners are the Sunce Association, the Public Institution Nature Park Nature Park and BirdLife Malta.

LIFE program is an instrument of the European Union to finance environmental and climate activities, and since its inception, back in 1992, it has funded more than 4,600 projects across Europe. The project was approved as part of an investment package totaling 243 million euros for LIFE projects for 2017, dealing with the nature, the environment and the quality of life at the crossroads of Europe towards a more sustainable and low carbon.

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MAVA Foundation European Union DBU - Njemačka savezna zaklada za okoliš Fond za zaštitu okoliša i energetsku učinkovitost Ministarstvo znanosti, obrazovanja i sporta Splitsko-dalmatinska županija Grad Split Ured za udruge Vlade RH

Sunce is a beneficiary of the institutional support of the National Foundation for Civil Society Development for the Stabilization and / or Development of the Association

Partners

WWF Mediterranean DGU Ministarstvo zaštite okoliša i prirode Državni zavod za zaštitu prirode Park prirode Telašćica Park prirode Lastovsko otočje Nacionalni park Mljet Nacionalni park Brijuni Nacionalni park Kornati Javna ustanova Priroda Javna ustanova za upravljanje zaštićenim prirodnim vrijednostima Šibensko-kninske županije ProPark - Foundation for protected areas PAP RAC Gorska služba spašavanja Udruga Argonauta Udruga Divina Natura Lavanda Tours Ekološka udruga UNDP Hrvatska Čistoća Split Javna ustanova za upravljanje zaštićenim prirodnim vrijednostima Dubrovačko - neretvanske županije Javna ustanova Dalmatian Nature Ministarstvo turizma Prirodoslovno-Matematički Fakultet

The Sun is a member

European Environmental Bureau MedPAN CEEweb Seas At Risk Adriapan Zeleni forum BioNET