(30 November 2012) - AEIDL’s LIFE team has just returned from a three-day study visit to Cyprus – a country with a rich biodiversity and a readiness to pioneer environmental innovations. The visit was an opportunity for the whole LIFE communications team to see up close the positive impact that the LIFE programme is having on the island.

(26 November 2012) - The seventh edition of the FARNET Magazine, coproduced by AEIDL, shows how the local development approach can help fisheries areas to improve their socio-economic situation. The issue is illustrated by three reports, in Abruzzo (I), Cornwall (UK) and Lesbos (GR).

(21 November 2012) - The EU Member States represented on the LIFE Committee and the European Commission have selected 13 projects as best LIFE Nature projects for 2011. They are presented in a brochure recently produced by AEIDL.

The ‘greening’ of the roof of AEIDL's building will have a great demonstration value. This was the message of a ‘sustainable lunch’ held at the association’s offices on 5 November 2012. The lunch brought together around 50 stakeholders in sustainable construction and urban development.

(8 November 2012) - Together with other organisations and networks, AEIDL has published a common statement supporting the European Commission's proposal to make community-led local development (CLLD) a major strand of the future EU cohesion policy.