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 many of you joined the celebrations. Take a look at the actions that took place across Europe and further afield.

Photo Exhibition

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

See the photos here

Submit your action

Submissions are now closed but you can still check out the actions that took place across Europe and beyond to celebrate LIFE’s 30th anniversary.


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

Noslēdzies LIFE GoodWater IP atbalstītais projekts Alūksnes pusē.

Par paveikto lasiet: https://bit.ly/3Y3OvsE

💧 Lai šķēršļi brūk un ūdeņi rit! 💧

#LIFEGoodWaterIP #LIFEprogramme #LIFEproject #LIFEis30 #LaiŪdeņiRit #NēAizsporstiem #NēŠķēršļiem

🪺 El @aytosalamanca ha instalado 184 #nidos para #especies que contribuyen a la salud urbana y al control de plagas, en el marco del proyecto #LIFEVíadelaPlata.

➕ Info: https://lifeviadelaplata.com/el-ayuntamiento-instala-184-nidos/

#LIFEis30 #LIFEprogramme #LIFEproject

🪺 El @aytosalamanca ha instalado 184 #nidos para #especies que contribuyen a la salud urbana y al control de plagas.

➕ Info: https://www.saviasalamanca.com/el-ayuntamiento-de-salamanca-instala-184-nidos-para-especies-que-contribuyen-la-salud-urbana-y-al

#LIFEis30 #LIFEprogramme #LIFEproject @LIFEprogramme

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👉 https://bit.ly/LIFEis30podcastseries

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