LIFE PROGNOSES

Old-growth forest conservation in Europe

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Life Prognoses – Protection of Old-Growth forests in Europe – is a project financed by the Life + fund of the European Union. It involves different organizations from 8 European countries. We set up scientific studies on old-growth forests in Europe. We communicate to professionals and the general public the importance of these forests for human beings, and how best to protect them.

The story of European beech forests

Learn about the incredible story of expansion of the European beech, and the great value of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site ‘Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe‘.
Video developed by Kalkalpen National Park with the support of the interreg project BEECH POWER