EU Habitat Directive

Authors:
European Council

Publication Date:
1992

Abstract/Summary:
The aim of this Directive shall be to contribute towards ensuring bio-diversity through the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora in the European territory of the Member States to which the Treaty applies. Measures taken pursuant to this Directive shall be designed to maintain or restore, at favourable conservation status, natural habitats and species of wild fauna and flora of Community interest. Measures taken pursuant to this Directive shall take account of economic, social and cultural requirements and regional and local characteristics.

STAPER categories:

    Resource Type:
    White Paper

    Source:
    European Council

    Link:
    http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX:01992L0043-20070101