30 years

of bringing
green ideas to LIFE

LIFE is 30

LIFE is 30!

On 21 May 2022 the LIFE programme – the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action – turned thirty and we would like you to be part of it!  You can organise an informal event, a gathering with experts, or a cultural activity together with your local community… The choices are endless! Take a moment, get inspired and submit your action.

Photo Exhibition

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the LIFE Programme, the #LIFEis30 exhibition showcases powerful images from some of the most innovative, inspirational, and effective LIFE projects.

See the photos here

Submit your action

Once you have decided what kind of initiative you are going to set up in order to celebrate that #LIFEis30, submit it here and join the rest of the actions that will take place across Europe.

LIFEis30 videos

Have a look at the videos of our LIFE community.

LIFE Collage



Apple Podcasts

Google Podcasts



Informative factsheet

Key information about how to contribute to the #LIFEis30 anniversary campaign.

Communication guidelines

Main steps that need to be considered when organising a successful event.

Visual toolkit

Social media templates, badges and more to brand your action as part of the #LIFEis30 campaign.

LIFE social media guidelines

A practical guide to social media for LIFE programme projects.

Other resources:

The European nature protection toolkit

Toolkit for education professionals to help students understand the importance of Europe’s nature.


EU initiative for youth on nature protection.

Dam Removal Europe

A viable solution for the future of our European rivers

Conserving the 🌏's wetlands is a must for stronger #ClimateAction!

And for 3⃣0⃣ years, the #LIFEprogramme has been protecting & restoring them. 🌱

Several #LIFEprojects have carried out crucial work in the Jura mountains and beyond.

👉 https://bit.ly/wetlandslife


participating at @cinea_eu @EU_Commission #LIFEprojects workshop on Integrated home renovation services
🌏 💡 #EnergyTransition http://europa.eu/!xWfGFf
#EULife21 #LIFEis30

The @EU_Commission announced a €380M in the #LIFEprogramme!

168 new #LIFEprojects to back the #EUGreenDeal's objectives & to build stronger solutions #ForNature & #ClimateAction.

Read more 👉 https://europa.eu/!xWfGFf

#LIFEis30 #EULife21 https://eu.smh.re/09tQ

#DYK that #EU's forests absorb around 13% of all 🇪🇺 emissions?🌳🌲

But the first symptoms of carbon sink saturation are upon us.

The #LIFEproject @lifeclimark devised a solution to help forests cope with #climatechange.

Learn how 👉 https://europa.eu/!XDYFnQ


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