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Estimated carbon emissions from the IUCN World Conservation Congress fully offset

The IUCN World Conservation Congress is a truly unique event in its capacity to unite so many members of the global environmental community. To the delegates, this unmatched opportunity for learning, exchanging ideas, and meeting new people is priceless. …   | French | Spanish

12 Feb 2009 | News story

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Buy, Sell and Trade! Free Game on Ecosystem Services.

IUCN and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), along with input from key stakeholders (Earthwatch Institute, World Resources Institute, Katoomba Group/Forest Trends, the US Business Council for Sustainable Development and Fundacion Entorno) have developed a free, interactive and fun game about how ecosystem markets work. …  

20 Jan 2009 | News story

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Top 50 Mediterranean Island Plants on Google

IUCN-Med has created and published its “Top 50 Mediterranean Island Plants” layer on Google Earth. This layer is based on “The Top 50 Mediterranean Island Plants” publication presenting a selection of 50 of the most threatened plant species growing on Mediterranean islands.  

15 Dec 2008 | News story

Mediterranean Reflections 2007 - IUCN-Med Annual Report

Mediterranean Reflections 2007

You will see in this report that IUCN-Med had another busy and fulfilling year working closely with our IUCN partners in the Mediterranean, members, Councillors, Commission members and National Committees, learning from them, sharing our knowledge and doing our utmost to communicate better with all of them. …  

28 Oct 2008 | Downloads - document

Mediterranean reflections : year 2006

Mediterranean Reflections 2006

As you can see in this progress report, the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation made incredible progress during 2006. We validated and made available stunning facts about our Mediterranean biodiversity and its links to society. We learnt that a quarter of our amphibians are in danger of extinction; that half of the reptile species found in our region are threatened; that water pollution and extraction are pressuring 56% of our freshwater fish to disappear, and that marine resources are in strong need of protection measures due to over
fishing, maritime traffic and coastal development. …  

27 Oct 2008 | Downloads - document

Status of Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean Sea

Status of Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean Sea

Ameer Abdulla, Marina Gomei, Elodie Maison, and Catherine Piante …   | French

16 Oct 2008 | Downloads - publication

Adapting to Global Change - Mediterranean Forests

Adapting to Global Change - Mediterranean Forests

Pedro Regato …  

16 Oct 2008 | Downloads - publication

Mediterranean Mountains in a Changing World - Guidelines for developing action plans

Mediterranean Mountains in a Changing World - Guidelines for developing action plans

Pedro Regato & Rami Salman …  

16 Oct 2008 | Downloads - publication

Maritime traffic effects on biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea - Volume 1 - Review of impacts, priority areas and mitigation measures

Maritime traffic effects on biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea - Volume 1 - Review of impacts, priority areas and mitigation measures

Edited by Ameer Abdulla, PhD and Olof Linden, PhD …  

16 Oct 2008 | Downloads - publication