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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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Directeur de l’UICN-Med et Youssef Saâdani
Directeur Général des Forêts (Tunisie)

Renforcement de la gouvernance et de la coopération entre les Réserves de Biosphère en Méditerranée

Les 24 et 25 Novembre à Tunis (Tunisie), Le Centre de Coopération pour la Méditerranée de l’UICN (UICN-Med), avec l’appui technique de l’Organisme Autonome des Parcs Nationaux Espagnols (OAPN), tient un atelier pour encourager le renforcement du partenariat et des opportunités d’apprentissage pour une meilleure gestion et gouvernance des Réserves de Biosphère en Méditerranée. …  

25 Nov 2015 | News story

Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra de Grazalema (Andalucía, España)

Échanges d'expériences entre l'Espagne et le Maroc dans le domaine de la gestion des réserves de biosphère

Les 19 et 20 Novembre à Tétouan,  IUCN-Med a tenu un atelier pour l’amélioration de la gestion des Réserves de Biosphère et des Aires Protégées du Maroc, en coopération avec l'Agence Nationale des Parcs Autonomes (OAPN) de l'Espagne et le programme MAB-Espagne.   | Spanish

19 Nov 2015 | News story

Freshwater biodiversity experts from European scientific institutions, and governmental and non-governmental agencies.

Identification of Freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas in the North-Western Mediterranean Region

 The IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation is currently holding a workshop on Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) belonging to the North-Western Mediterranean sub-region. This workshop is jointly held with the IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit (FBU), based in Cambridge, and will gather about 20 freshwater biodiversity experts from European scientific institutions, and governmental and non-governmental agencies, at the National Museum of Natural History in Madrid (Spain), from November 17th to 20th, 2015. …  

17 Nov 2015 | News story


Dactylorhiza iberica

Monocotyledon plants assessment workshop, 14-18 December 2015, Montpellier (France)

The IUCN Centre of Mediterranean Cooperation in collaboration with the IUCN Global Species Programme is organizing a 5-day workshop to establish an IUCN Red List of Monocotyledon Plants for the Mediterranean region. This workshop, the first out of three held in the framework of this initiative,  will be hosted by UMR AMAP « botAnique et bioinforMatique de l’Architecture des Plantes» and will take place at the CIRAD in Montpellier.   …  

24 Nov 2015 | Event

Amorphocephala coronata

Saproxylic beetles assessment workshop, November 30th- December 3rd 2015, Alicante (Spain)

The IUCN Centre of Mediterranean Cooperation in collaboration with the Iberoamerican Centre for Biodiversity (CIBIO) of the University of Alicante is organizing a 4 day workshop to assess the extinction risk of 550 species of Saproxylic beetles belonging to the Mediterranean. …  

24 Nov 2015 | Event

Important plants on Ulcinj Long beach (Montenegro) - Calystegia soldanella

Regional workshop for Important Plant Areas habitat mapping, 23-27 November 2015, Tolox (Spain)

The IUCN Centre of Mediterranean Cooperation in collaboration with the Biosphere Reserve of Sierra de las Nieves is organizing a 5 day regional workshop on Habitat mapping in Important Plant Areas (IPAs). This workshop’s main objective is to provide participants with practical knowledge to map habitats in IPAs, by providing both computer sessions and field work training.   …   | French

18 Nov 2015 | Event

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