Cabo de Gaba

The Mediterranean is characterised by a high diversity of species and ecosystems, highly productive lands and seas, a moderate climate, as well as a particular landscape and harmony between man and nature. Among the problems affecting the region are the rapid urbanisation of coastal zones, thus reducing the extent of natural areas; the modification of coastal landscapes; the increasing conflicts between the uses of land, water and other natural resources; the increasing loss of soil due to erosion, and the scarcity of water.

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Praderas de Posidonia en el parque natural de Cabo de Gata (Almería, España)

UICN presenta una Biblioteca Virtual de praderas marinas en el litoral andaluz

El Centro de Cooperación del Mediterráneo de UICN presenta una Bliblioteca Virtual sobre las praderas marinas en el litoral andaluz. Está dirigida principalmente a gestores y responsables públicos asi como empresas privadas interesadas en praderas marinas y en valorar el efecto que algunas actuaciones en el litoral puedan tener sobre estos importantes enclaves, particularmente de Posidonia oceanica, clasificada por la Directiva Hábitats de la Unión Europea como “hábitat prioritario”, por su importancia comunitaria. …  

25 Feb 2015 | Article

The flowers bloom in Gran Paradiso National Park

Italy's secret wilderness

With the excitement still in the air following the launch of the Green List of Protected Areas (GLPA) at the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, one of the first European sites to make the list - Italy's Gran Paradiso National Park - is already preparing for a brighter future. …  

24 Feb 2015 | Article

Cap de Creus Natural Park (Catalonia, Spain)

Consolidating local partnerships for ecotourism in Mediterranean protected areas

This week the first workshop to consolidate local clusters for ecotourism starts in the protected areas of Cap de Creus, Aiguamolls, and Montgri Natural Parks in Catalonia (Spain). This is one of the 10 Mediterranean Experience of EcoTourism Product consolidation and Sustainability Workshops jointly organised by the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation and the IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) in the framework of the activities of the Mediterranean Experience of Eco-Tourism Network (MEET). …  

17 Feb 2015 | News story

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Cartel de la Semana del Mar en Málaga

XXII SEMANA DEL MAR: Conservación de hábitats costeros, 2-5 Marzo 2015

El Museo Alborania de Málaga acoge el próximo lunes, una vez más,  la XXI edición de la Semana del Mar, que se extenderá hasta el jueves. Durante cuatro días participantes debatirán sobre la “Conservación de Hábitats costeras”, tema central este año de la Semana. …  

24 Feb 2015 | Event

Experts in the first Test Round of Ecotourism. Tyre Coast Reserve (Lebanon).

Call for participants - Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism, April-June 2015

The MEET project is finally launching the second round of MEET ecotourism packages test tours! Would you like to participate between April and June 2015? Come and test up to 14 ecotourism packages in Mediterranean Protected Areas!  …  

23 Feb 2015 | Event

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