The European Commission has published the list of demonstration projects to be financed under the 1995 LIFE financial instrument for the environment. Over 200 projects will receive funding in the following priority areas: - Actions to be financed within the Community: . Environment, quality measurement and monitoring; . New clean technologies; . Waste; . Land-use management/new products; . Urban environment; . Directive 79/409/EEC (nature); . Directive 94/43/EC (nature); . Protection of soil threatened or damaged by fire, desertification, coastal erosion or the disappearance of the dune belt; . Cooperation between authorities; . Environmental training; - Actions to be financed outside the Community: . Technical assistance to support the establishment of policies and action programmes with regard to the environment including the protection of nature: actions in third countries in the Mediterranean Basin and bordering the Baltic Sea.