The European Green Belt, our shared natural heritage along the line of the former Iron Curtain, is to be conserved and restored as an ecological network connecting high-value natural and cultural landscapes while respecting the economic, social and cultural needs of local communities.



Endangered Natural and Cultural Heritage

The unique nature along the European Green Belt is threatened. The main threats are an intensified, industrial agriculture and forestry in the Green Belt, large infrastructure projects and unsustainable tourism.