As a result of the guidelines of the European Union (EU) for the recovery of the brown bear in the Pyrenees, among other species of large carnivores, the General Directorate of Natural Environment and Biodiversity of the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia) decided to launch a series of actions, framed in a LIFE program, with the aim of consolidating the future of this plantigrade in Pyrenean coexisting with the environment, people and the economic activity of region. This project is called PirosLIFE, in clear reference to the Pyrenean brown bear and its first male repopulation, Pyros.

The PirosLIFE project, which begins in 2014 and ends in 2018, is coordinated by the Government and has as partners the Aran General Council, with responsibility for protected fauna and experienced manager of the brown bear from the year 2000; Forestal Catalana, which provides financial management; University of Lleida (UDL), which deals educational part; and the Oso Pardo Foundation, with a long history-themed bear in the Cantabrian in charge to do the monitoring.

The signing of the PirosLIFE agreement, with an endowment of more than two million Euros (30th March 2015, Vielha) involves the starting point to carry out its planned activities, including, among others, the dissemination and information in order to improve coexistence with the bear from the knowledge of the population, designing spaces for this plantigrade connectivity, the possibility of zero risk to livestock and beekeeping, generating an atmosphere of acceptance and coexistence, and the increase and improvement of international coordination in relation to the brown bear.