LIFE Programme is a financial tool of European Union supporting the development and implementation of environmental protection projects throughout the European Community; it is also used as a supplementary tool for EU Structural Funds. LIFE+ Programme consists of three sub-programmes:
- Environmental Policy and Management. Support to technology projects, which could contribute to environmental improvements.
- Nature and Biodiversity. Support to projects, which contribute to the implementation of the EU Birds and Habitats Directives, as well as to the EU objectives in halting the loss of biodiversity.
- Information and Communication. Support to projects, communicating environment-related information. It also supports forest fire prevention, communication and awareness raising campaigns.