The Northern Environmental Education Development (NEED) project is a transnational cooperation project between Finland, Norway, Iceland and Ireland and is a part of the Northern Periphery Programme 2007-2013.
The NEED-project is designed to develop an innovative, operational model to improve the educational use of geo-scientific knowledge in sites of Natural value. The duration of the project is 7.1.2008 - 31.12.2010.
The focus in the project is on
* environmental education and educational tourism
* environmental awareness amongst local inhabitants
* conserving natural environments and cultural heritage
* networking between the urban and rural educational and tourism resources