The European Commission said on June 1 that for the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission would propose increasing its funding by almost 60% for LIFE, the EU programme for the environment and climate action.

EU Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella said the EU is the global leader for environmental protection and climate action, adding, “Where we spend our money should reflect this. With more funding, we can strengthen the LIFE programme to ensure that it can effectively contrib...

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