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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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Concurso de microrrelatos para celebrar el Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente

El Centro de Cooperación del Mediterráneo de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN-Med) en colaboración con el Ayuntamiento de Málaga organiza la 2º Edición del concurso de microrrelatos dentro del conjunto de actividades programadas por la ciudad de Málaga para celebrar el día mundial dle medio ambiente el próximo 5 de junio. …  

25 May 2016 | News story

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Register and participate in the 1st Mediterranean Plant Conservation Week!

The 1st Mediterranean Plant Conservation Week will take place in Ulcnj (Montenegro) from October 24-29, 2016.  …   | French

16 May 2016 | News story

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Two Mediterranean projects at EAZA Conservation Forum 2016

The European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) organised on 10-11 May its Conservation Forum 2016 in Fuengirola, Spain. The IUCN-Med showcased two initiatives that are being implementing in the Mediterranean region related to marine invasive species in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and the strategic planning for conservation of threatened species in North Africa. …  

12 May 2016 | News story

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XV OPTIMA meeting, June 6-11 2016, Montpellier (France)

IUCN-Med will be participating to the XV OPTIMA (Organization for the Phyto Taxonomic Investigation of the Mediterranean Area) meeting, held in Montpellier (France) from June 6-11 2016 and organized by Tela Botanica, the Conservatoire Botanique National Méditerranéen de Porquerolles and the University of Montpellier.  …  

25 May 2016 | Event

Programa del XII Foro internacional de conservación de la naturaleza

XII Foro internacional de conservación de la naturaleza, Sevilla, 5 - 6 de mayo 2016

El XII Foro Internacional de Conservación de la Naturaleza, que celebrará del 5 al 6 de mayo en Sevilla en la sede de la Fundación Tres Culturas, será inaugurado por el Alcalde de Sevilla, Juan Espadas, el Secretario de Estado de Medio Ambiente, Pablo Saavedra, el Consejero de Medio Ambiente de la Junta De Andalucía, José Fiscal, el Presidente de la Diputación de Sevilla, Fernando Rodríguez y el Presidente del Comité Español de UICN, Juan Antonio López. …  

04 May 2016 | Event

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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

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