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Offshore energy - Portugal
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The EU has launched a €571 million call for proposals under the LIFE Programme, its flagship initiative for funding environmental and climate actions. Funding is available for projects that are focused on nature conservation, environmental protection, climate change or the clean energy transition.

The Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest, Romania.
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The Commission has announced the winning European Heritage Label sites for 2023. Seven new historical sites across the EU have been recognised for their significant role in the history and culture of Europe and the development of the European Union.