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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Ecotourism

New website set to benefit Mediterranean ecotourism sector

The MEET Network aims to improve the cooperation between Mediterranean protected areas and sustainable tourism. …   | French | Spanish

18 Sep 2014 | News story

Surpâturage dans la forêt de Chêne liège entourant Majen Choucha- Février 2010-

Open call for North Africa civil society organizations: Submit your project!

The call for projects of the IUCN-Med “Small-Scale Initiatives Programme for Civil Society Organizations in North Africa”(PPI-OSCAN) will soon be issued in September. Addressed to Civil Society Organizations of Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia, this initiative aims to finance two-year innovative projects (2014-2016) in the field of biodiversity conservation, natural resources management and climate change adaptation. …   | French | Spanish

28 Aug 2014 | News story

Calderón común (Globicephala melas)

What do you know about Alboran cetaceans and marine turtles ?

The Alboran Sea is one of the richest biodiversity points in the Mediterranean Sea, but at the same time, it is one of the busiest shipping routes. The IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation IUCN has just published 9 fact sheets of cetacean and 5 of marine turtles that frequent the waters of the Alboran Sea. These fact sheets aim at describing the current knowledge about these species in the Alboran Sea and their fragile status of conservation. …   | French | Spanish

31 Jul 2014 | News story

Events


Great Bustard

Workshop for Great Bustard’s conservation in Morocco, 17-19 September 2014

A workshop will be organized in Asilah (Morocco) by the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation Centre to examine the strategy for the conservation of Great Bustard (Otis tarda) in Morocco, and will gather about twenty experts from scientific institutions, and governmental and non-governmental agencies. …   | French

10 Sep 2014 | Event

Doñana National Parc

Mediterranean Co-ordination Meeting for the Green List of Protected Areas, 8-10 September, Sevilla, Spain

In the framework of the Green List of Protected Areas Initiative (GLPA), the second meeting of the Green List Mediterranean Reference Groups (Italy, France and Spain, coordinated by IUCN Med) will take place in Seville to analyze the level of achievement of the common goals of the group (established during the first meeting in Malaga (see HERE), to identify common and specific issues related to GLPA standard adaptation and assurance procedure, to clarify final doubts and prepare the way up to the World Parks Congress held in Sydney next November. …   | French

02 Sep 2014 | Event

Warning sign for dung beetles

Mediterranean Red List Workshop for Dung beetles in Doñana (Spain), 21-25 July

Organized into Doñana Biological Station (Natural Space of Doñana, Huelva, Spain) thanks to the support of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC in Spanish), the workshop gathered 12 experts from different Mediterranean countries and dealt with the conservation statute of dung beetles in the Mediterranean region. …   | French

07 Jul 2014 | Event

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