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Deforestation and land degradation in Tsorona, Eritrea

Nominate experts for the work of IPBES

On 2 April 2014, IPBES issued the second call for nominations of experts through IPBES member governments and other relevant stakeholders to help implementing its first work programme 2014-2018. It is highly relevant to the experts within the IUCN's network, especially in the light of the Resolutions from the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress on IPBES itself, and on IUCN’s role in the Platform. …  

11 Apr 2014 | News story

Participants at the 3rd Project Steering Committee in Barcelona

Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism website launched in Barcelona

The eight partners of the Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism (MEET) project gathered at the premises of the Directorate-General for Natural Environment and Biodiversity from the regional Government of Catalonia in Barcelona for two days, 10-11 April 2014, to assess the state of implementation of the activities and decide the next steps to move the project forward. …  

11 Apr 2014 | News story

Inaugural session of the regional workshop to identify EBSAs in the Mediterranean.

Comment protéger la biodiversité marine de Méditerranée au-delà des juridictions nationales

La nécessité d'augmenter la surface protégée des océans est urgente ; non seulement pour respecter les engagements internationaux, mais aussi parce que la détérioration des écosystèmes marins est en augmentation. C’est dans ce but que la Convention sur la Diversité Biologique (CBD in English) et le Plan d’Action Méditerranéen (Programme des Nations Unies pour l’Environnement) ont organisé un atelier à Malaga (Espagne). Se déroulant du 7 au 11 Avril, cet atelier régional méditerranéen doit travailler sur la définition des aires marines d’importance écologique ou biologique. …   | English | Spanish

07 Apr 2014 | News story

El Golfet viewed from Cap Gros, Cap de Creus (Spain).

Workshop on climate change and marine protected areas in the Mediterranean, 1 - 4 April 2014

The Network of Marine Protected Area Managers in the Mediterranean (MedPAN) and the Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected (UNEP/MAP RAC/SPA) organized a workshop on climate change and marine protected areas (MPA) next 1-4 April in Cadaqués (Spain). The workshop will be organized in partnership with the Generalitat of Catalunya and the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, and with the support of the Rhone-Mediterranean and Corsica Water Agency as well as the MAVA Foundation. …  

20 Mar 2014 | Event

Mediterranean EBSA Map.

Mediterranean Regional Workshop about Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Mediterranean Action Plan – United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP-MAP) are organising, from 7-12 April in Malaga (Spain), a Mediterranean regional workshop to facilitate the description of ecologically or biologically significant marine areas (EBSA) …  

17 Feb 2014 | Event

Expertos en el Taller de la Lista Roja de Ecosistemas terrestres en Marruecos celebrado en Almería en febrero de 2014

La Lista Roja de los ecosistemas terrestres en Marruecos entra en su fase final

El último encuentro del Grupo de Trabajo “Ecosistemas terrestres- Lista Roja de Ecosistemas en Marruecos" tuvo lugar en Almería el pasado 11 y 12 de febrero de 2014. Se trata de la cuarta reunión de este grupo de expertos, el cual viene siendo coordinado por el Centro de Cooperación del Mediterráneo de UICN dentro del proyecto POCTEFEX-Transhábitat.  …  

15 Feb 2014 | Event

Ceriagrion georgifreyi (Turkish Red Damsel). Vulnerable according to the IUCN Red List

Evaluating Freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas in South-Eastern Mediterranean, 2-3 December 2013

The Freshwater Biodiversity Unit of IUCN Species Programme and the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, with the support of the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN), are organizing a workshop to discuss and validate Freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) in South-Eastern Mediterranean. The workshop will be held in Azraq Wetland Reserve (Jordan) from 2 to 6 December 2013, and a dozen of experts coming from various Mediterranean countries will gather for the occasion. …  

28 Nov 2013 | Event

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