During EU Green Week, the winners of the 2021 LIFE Awards were announced by the LIFE programme.
Winners were announced in three categories: nature, environment and climate action. In addition, a publicly-voted Citizens' Award was announced as well as the LIFE4Youth Award.
The winners are:
- Nature - LIFE ENERGY, a team from the Slovak Republic worked to stop birds colliding with power lines;
- Environment - LIFE REFUSING POSIDONIA, a team from Formentera, Spain used dried seagrass as effective and inexpensive thermal insulation in social housing units;
- Climate Action - LIFE FORECCAsT, a team in the Languedoc Regional Nature Park put in place climate change adaptation strategies;
- LIFE Citizens' Prize - TARTALIFE, a project to help reduce the number of sea turtles being caught in fishing nets along 15 Italian coastal areas.
Learn more here.