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Best of the best LIFE project Award - LIFE ARCTOS/KASTORIA

The LIFE project LIFE ARCTOS/KASTORIA entitled “Improving conditions of bear-human coexistence in Kastoria Prefecture, Greece - Transfer of best practices” (LIFE09 NAT/GR/000333) received one of three awards for Best of the Best LIFE projects 2018, in the category Nature & Biodiversity. The lifetime of the project was from October 1, 2010 to 30 September 2015.

It implemented a series of actions and applyed specific measures aimed primarily at:

 -Eliminate the phenomenon of road accidents involving bears in the road network of Kastoria and, of course, increase road safety for drivers
 -Addressing incidents of bears approaching populated areas
 -Dissemination of implementing measures to prevent damage to the rural environment by bears and improve the conditions of human coexistence with wildlife in the prefecture of Kastoria
 -Increasing/enhancing public awareness on these issues

For further information, please visit the project's website.