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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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Ruins of the Roman City of Tharros. Sinis protected area, (Italy).

Final Call: Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism (MEET) Test Tours, Spring 2015

The MEET project is finally launching the second round of MEETecotourism packages test tours. The Mediterranean Experience of Eco-Tourism Network (MEET) Project is a cross-border cooperative eco-tourism venture funded by the European Union (in the framework of the ENPI-CBC Mediterranean Programme 2007-2013). …  

16 Apr 2015 | Article

Mangrove ecosystems are valuable assets.

World Forum on Natural Capital calls for ground-breaking case studies

Organizers of the second World Forum on Natural Capital, including IUCN, have issued a call for case studies that demonstrate how putting natural capital at the heart of decision-making can benefit companies’ bottom line, as well as the environment. 

09 Apr 2015 | Article

Ranunculus coronaria. Palestine

Strengthening the network of botanists in the South and East Mediterranean

The project ‘Conserving wild plants and habitats for people in the South and East Mediterranean’, which was launched in October 2014, is moving ahead. The Scientific Institute of Mohamed V University in Rabat (Morocco) has recently hosted the first workshop for experts who are going to document the conservation status and distribution of selected rare and threatened plant species in Important Plant Areas (IPAs), especially in those countries where information is insufficient (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon and Palestine). …  

08 Apr 2015 | News story

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1er Congrès Afrique du Nord pour la Conservation de la Nature, 17-19 mai, Annaba (Algérie)

L’Algérie, à travers le Ministère de l’Aménagement du Territoire et de l’Environnement, organisera le premier Congrès Afrique du nord pour la Conservation de la Nature, du 17 au 19 mai 2015, à la ville d’Annaba (Algérie) avec la collaboration des départements compétents au niveau des pays d’Afrique du Nord (l’Egypte, la Lybie, le Maroc et la Tunisie) et avec l’appui du Centre de Coopération pour la Méditerranée de l’UICN. …  

31 Mar 2015 | Event

Portada de la web de la II Feria Internacional de Aves

II Feria Internacional de la Aves de Doñana, 17 -19 Abril 2015

La Feria Internacional de las Aves vuelve a repetir este año como punto de encuentro de ornitólogos aficionados y profesionales que participarán en diversos talleres y visitas guiadas en el entorno de Doñana los días 17 y 19 de abril, en plena explosión primaveral. …  

28 Mar 2015 | Event

Cartel del I Cineforum de Medio Ambiente en el Festival de Málaga (MaF)

I Ciclo de Cine, Fotografía y Medio Ambiente en el Festival de Málaga, Abril 2015

El Centro de Cooperación del Mediterráneo de UICN junto con el Comité español de UICN y Aula del Mar han promovido la organización de un Cinefórum dedicado al Medio Ambiente por primera vez dentro de la programación del Festival de Málaga (MaF). El Museo de Alborania acogerá mañana, 26 de marzo, a las 19.30 el primer documental de los tres programados, The Cove”. 

25 Mar 2015 | Event

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