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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

URBES Fact sheet #3

URBES Fact sheet #3: Valuing ecosystem services in urban areas

This URBES factsheet explains what the values of ecosystem services are and provides examples of their benefits for cities. …  

31 May 2013 | Downloads - publication
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Fact Sheet on Malta's biodiversity

Nature at risk in the EU: National analysis of the European Red List

Which EU Member State hosts the highest proportion of species threatened at the European level? This series of Fact Sheets by IUCN presents the proportion of species which are threatened at the European level in each of the 27 Member States of the European Union (May 2013).   …  

02 May 2013 | Fact sheet

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Integrating biodiversity and the value of ecosystem services into other sectors - Conference background paper

This paper was prepared by Sebastià Semene Guitart, Senior Coordinator for Europe, for the session on “Mainstreaming biodiversity across sectors” at the 6th Biodiversity in Europe Conference in Georgia, April 2013.   …  

01 May 2013 | Downloads - publication
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Griffon Vulture, Georgia

Cradle of the Caucasus

Vashlovani Protected Areas, Georgia …  

08 Mar 2013 | Fact sheet

URBES Fact sheet #2

URBES Fact sheet #2: Biodiversity and ecosystem services: the foundation for human health and well-being

Human beings are an integral and inseparable part of the natural world. Our existence and health ultimately depends on the integrity and functioning of ecosystems. This URBES factsheet presents research findings and policy recommendations which underline the value of biodiversity and ecosystem services in building and protecting physical and mental health. Within and around cities, green infrastructure is the network of green spaces and other environmental features, which sustains biodiversity and brings benefits to human health and well-being.  …  

31 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

Kolkheti National Park

Protected Areas as natural solutions to climate change

Can nature help us face climate change? This scoping study by IUCN Caucasus Cooperation Centre aims to better identify the role of protected areas in climate change action and show concrete opportunities for natural, cost-effective solutions to climate change in Georgia.   …  

20 Nov 2012 | Downloads - publication
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When conservation and borders coincide

A new publication by IUCN shows how transboundary conservation action in South-East Europe’s Dinaric Arc helps protect the region’s rich biodiversity and introduces an innovative tool which helps develop cross-border partnerships.  …  

19 Nov 2012 | Downloads - publication

La Méditerranée : un environnement marin côtier en mutation selon les scénarios sur l’évolution du climat

A changing Mediterranean coastal marine environment under predicted climate-change scenarios

A manager’s guide to understanding and addressing climate change impacts in marine protected areas …   | French | Arabic

19 Nov 2012 | Downloads - publication


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