Life+ Life+

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The project "Comprehensive monitoring of stand dynamics in Białowieża Forest supported with remote sensing techniques ", co-financed by the European Commission under European Union financial instrument LIFE+ and the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management.

The LIFE Programme is the European Union’s funding instrument for the environment. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental policy and legislation by co-financing pilot or demonstration projects with European added value. The current LIFE program of action for the environment and climate covering the 2014-2020 financial perspective, it is a continuation of the LIFE + financial instrument functioning in 2007-2013.

The total budget of the LIFE Programme for 2014-2020 is EUR 3.4 billion, including: Environmental protection (2.6 billion euros) and to climate- 0.8 billion euros.

The standard project financing by the European Commission LIFE is up to 60% of eligible costs, however in the case of natural projects aimed at priority species and habitats to 75%.