European Topic Centre on Nature Protection and Biodiversity (ETC/NPB)

Centre thématique européen pour la protection de la nature et la biodiversité

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Mar 2001, within the framework of F-XF2419 - European Environment Agency (EEA), as a European Topic Centre of F-XF5227 - European Environment Information and Observation Network (EIONET) for the period 2001-2003, replacing U-XK1300 - European Topic Centre on Nature Conservation (ETC/NC) (1995-2000). Ceased to exist, when it was succeeded by European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (ETC/BD).


Assist EEA in collecting, analysing, evaluating and synthesizing information relevant to national and international policies for the environment and sustainable development.


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A consortium of 9 institutions from 8 European countries, headed by Musée national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris (France), assisted by an Advisory Group open to representatives of all EEA member countries on a voluntary basis plus a number of European and international institutions.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land



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