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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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IUCN welcomes 11 new members in the Mediterranean

 The IUCN Council has just validated the decision taken by its Bureau on 29 January and 13th April and 2016 to approve the admission of 48 new Members. Eleven of them belong to the Mediterranean region. The IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation warmly welcomes these new Members in the Mediterranean region. …  

28 Apr 2016 | Article

Jebel Bou Naceur

Démarrage d’un processus participatif pour améliorer la gestion de Jebel Bou Naceur au Maroc

Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du projet de coopération relatif à la « Conservation de la flore et des habitats naturels avec les populations locales dans le sud et l'est du bassin méditerranéen (IPAMed)» une visite de la Zone Importante pour les Plantes (ZIP) de Jebel Bou Naceur a été organisée du 5 au 7 avril 2016 au Maroc.  …  

26 Apr 2016 | Article

Key Figures 2014/2015 (1)

IUCN-Med’s 2014-2015 Biennial Report now available

 The document provides an overview of IUCN-Med's main projects and achievements in the Mediterranean during the last two years. …   | French | Spanish

12 Apr 2016 | News story


Ichkeul National Park PA

Advanced course on Protected Areas and socioecological landscape planning, Zaragoza (Spain), 13-18 June 2016

 The International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) - Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza, in collaboration with the International Union for Conservation of Nature - Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation (IUCN-Med), is offering an advanced course on Protected Areas and socioecological landscape planning in Zaragoza (Spain) on 13-18 June 2016. …   | French | Spanish

23 Mar 2016 | Event

Iris Bismarckiana

IUCN Red List review workshop of Monocotyledon Plants for the Eastern Mediterranean region, 1-5 February 2016, Athens (Greece)

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 second out of three that will be held in the framework of this initiative, will be hosted by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and will take place at the Athens University History Museum.  …  

20 Jan 2016 | Event

1ST Meeting of Environmental journalists from news agencies in the Mediterranean

1st Meeting of environmental journalists from Mediterranean news agencies, 17-18 December 2015, Malaga (Spain)

The IUCN Centre of Mediterranean Cooperation in collaboration with EFEverde is organizing a 1-day and a half conference and workshop to promote a Mediterranean network of journalists and media corporations specialized in environmental issues, with a focus on enhancing sound scientific information and conservation policy analysis in the region. This meeting, the first of its kind in the Mediterranean region, will take place at the Museo Del Patrimonio Municipal de Málaga (MUPAM) in Malaga (Spain).  …   | Spanish

15 Dec 2015 | Event

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