a) Promote education and awareness of the principles and practice of sustainable development and biodiversity conservation;
b) Ensure the contact and exchange of information and experience between the scientific community and the society, through the organization of seminars, meetings, etc. and the publication of informational contents;
c) Promote vocational training and volunteering opportunities in nature conservation in Portugal and abroad;
d) Promote and disseminate studies on sustainable development and biodiversity, contributing to the scientific and technical bases for the application of management and conservation measures;
e) Promote collaborations between Portuguese specialists and those of other nationalities;
f) Foster harmony and solidarity among all those who contribute to the principles and practice of sustainable development and biodiversity conservation;
g) Establish partnerships for completing the previous purposes.