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IUCN-Med Biannual Report 2012-2013

IUCN-Med Biennial Report 2012-2013

IUCN Mediterranean Reflections 2012-2013 is a report summarizing the main activities of the Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN-Med) developed by the various programmes that are operating from Malaga in 2012, 2013 and part of the work already underway in 2014. …   | French | Spanish

05 Aug 2014 | Downloads - publication

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Fact sheets of cetaceans and marine turtles in the Alboran sea

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

01 Aug 2014 | Downloads - publication

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IUCN North Africa Programme 2013-2016 (in Arabic)

The IUCN North Africa Programme 2013-2016 approved by Member at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, September 2012 in Jeju (Republic of Korea). …   | French | Spanish

02 Jan 2014 | Downloads - publication

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Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas and climate change

Climate change is likely to have drastic effects on the habitat of the Mediterranean flora and fauna, but its impacts will vary between Mediterranean regions and between marine protected areas (MPAs) within each region. This IUCN guide analyzes the threats and effects of climate change on Mediterranean marine biodiversity and provides MPA managers with tools to monitor and mitigate changes in their own MPA.   …   | French | Spanish

24 Jul 2013 | Downloads - publication

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Guide for quick evaluation of management in Mediterranean MPAs

According to a recent survey conducted by the MedPAN Association over 80 Mediterranean marine protected areas (MPA) more than half of them did not yet have a management plan for the sites and 75% of the Natura 2000 sites (in EU countries) still did not have a management body. In order to reinforce the effectiveness of Mediterranean marine protected areas and to achieve a more unified approach, the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation and WWF-Italy have worked in close collaboration with MPA managers to create an inclusive yet synthetic tool to assess MPA management. …   | French | Spanish

03 Jul 2013 | Downloads - publication

Bursatella leachii, invasive species in the Mediterranean

A new strategy to fight sea invaders in the Mediterranean

As alien species from the Red Sea, the Atlantic Ocean and beyond find new habitats in the Mediterranean, the new guide by the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation provides the clues to the most dangerous invasive marine fauna and flora and pinpoints towards best management options to control and eradicate them from marine protected areas.   | French | Spanish

14 Jun 2013 | Downloads - publication

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Bases para la restauración ecológica de espartales

El manual de esparto ha sido elaborado en colaboración con la Universidad de Alicante y el Centro de Estudios Ambientales del Mediterráneo. Publicación en español, francés y árabe. …   | French

29 Jan 2013 | Downloads - publication

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Conservation des dunes côtières

Restauration et gestion durables en Méditerranée occidentale …   | Spanish

10 Jan 2013 | Downloads - publication

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Lebanon's Marine Protected Areas Strategy

Lebanon's Ministry of Environment and IUCN with the support of partners such as the Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas and UN Development Programme have brought forward a Marine Protected Areas Strategy aimed at achieving a healthy, productive, and biologically diverse marine environment in Lebanese waters. …   | French | Spanish

10 Jan 2013 | Downloads - publication

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Propuesta de una red representativa de áreas marinas protegidas en el mar de Alborán

Un trabajo coordinado por el Centro de Cooperación del Mediterráneo de la UICN (UICN-Med) ha permitido identificar una red de 30 áreas prioritarias para preservar la riqueza de la región del mar de Alborán, caracterizada por una alta biodiversidad, con especies de origen Atlántico, Mediterráneo y Noroeste africano, así como por la presencia de grandes especies migratorias y comunidades únicas asociadas a los ecosistemas particulares de la región. La superficie total que esta red cubriría sería entorno a un 8%. Algunos ecosistemas y comunidades menos conocidos podrían en el futuro también formar parte de esta Red. …  

30 Nov 2012 | Downloads - publication

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