What we do
Wildlife is facing huge challenges. Species are dying out, climate change is affecting the environment and pressures on land are growing. So what are we going to do about it?
Nature reserves and protected areas are a good start. But on their own, they are not enough to deal with these challenges. We can't just look after small pockets of land because nature is everywhere. We need to increase our efforts across the UK - it's time to think big.
Download a Futurescapes booklet for detailed information about the programme in your country.
Futurescapes Summary 2011 - 2015
Date: 15 September 2015
Futurescapes summary booklet - UK
A summary guide to the Futurescapes Programme in the UK
Date: 30 May 2014
Futurescapes summary booklet - Northern Ireland
A summary guide to the Futurescapes Programme in Northern Ireland
Futurescapes summary booklet - Scotland
A summary guide to the Futurescapes Programme in Scotland
Futurescapes summary booklet - Wales
A summary guide to the Futurescapes Programme in the Wales
Date: 3 September 2014
A Welsh language summary guide to the Futurescapes Programme in Wales
How to implement landscape-scale conservation: a recipe for success
A summary report: How to do landscape-scale conservation for the benefit of wildlife, people and the economy.
Date: 30 March 2016
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Read the latest Futurescapes news
Futurescapes newsletter - issue 6
Read all about Futurescapes in this latest publication
Date: 15 January 2015
The LIFE + Futurescapes Information and Communications programme 2011 – 2015 was generously funded through the EU LIFE Nature fund. LIFE is the EU’s financial instrument supporting environmental and nature conservation projects throughout the EU. Since 1992, LIFE has co-financed nearly 4,000 projects, contributing approximately €2.8 billion to the protection of the environment.
Natura 2000 - Europe's nature for you. We are working together across the EU to safeguard Europe's rich and diverse natural heritage for the benefit of all.