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Más de 1600 km2 de praderas marinas tapizan las costas españolas

La UICN ha colaborado en la realización del Atlas de praderas marinas de España que servirá como una herramienta para la gestión de estos ecositemas fundamentales para la biodiversidad marina y planificación espacial marítima. …  

17 Mar 2016 | News story

St. Katherine IPA landscape

Lessons learnt from the pilot Important Plant Areas in Egypt

 As part of IUCN-Med's Conserving wild plants and habitats for people in the South and East Mediterranean (IPA Med) project, Dr. Karim Omar, environmental researcher and IUCN Red List Global Assessor, with the support of his team, has investigated environmental threats to the natural resources in two Egyptian Important Plant Areas (IPAs) and has provided some recommendations to address these ongoing issues. …  

15 Mar 2016 | Article

Gran paradiso National Park (Italy) green listed.

Barcelona Convention promotes the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas

The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas has been recognized as a Flagship Initiative under the Mediterranean Strategy on Sustainable Development (MSSD) 2016-2025, adopted during the 19th Convention of the Parties of the Barcelona Convention, held in Athens from the 9th to the 11th of February. …  

19 Feb 2016 | News story

Ministers at COP 19 to Barcelona Convention

Ministers committed to reduce pressures on marine and coastal environment in the Mediterranean

Ministers from Mediterranean countries and parties contracted to the Barcelona Convention, today renewed their commitment to enhance measures to reduce pressures on their marine and coastal environment through the Athens Declarations. …  

12 Feb 2016 | News story

Factsheet: Mediterranean Anthozoans

IUCN at the 19th meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention

Tomorrow the 19th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention hosted by the Hellenic Government, will be begun in Athens until 12 February 2016 with the participation of representatives of 21 Mediterranean countries and the European Union and other international organizations such IUCN, WWF, Oceana. …  

08 Feb 2016 | News story

Publication: Atlas of the Mediterranean Seamounts and Seamount-like Structures

Mediterranean seamounts, a hotspot of biodiversity

Relatively recent knowledge has been acquired by the latest advances in technology which have led to demonstrate the ecological significance of unknown ecosystems. Thanks to that new technology, in the Mediterranean over 242 seamounts, banks rises, highs, hills, spurs and other kind of sea floor elevations have been identified and described through the project “Atlas of the Mediterranean Seamounts and Seamount-like Structures” coordinated by Maurizio Würtz and Marzia Rovere with the collaboration of more than 20 experts and with the support of the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation. …   | French | Spanish

22 Jan 2016 | News story

Brochure bilingüe sobre rapaces amenazadas en el Mediterráneo

Conservación transfronteriza de rapaces amenazadas en el Mediterráneo (ES/FR)

Conservation transfrontalière des rapaces menacés en Méditerranée …  

20 Jan 2016 | Downloads - publication

Le site préservé des Aiguades, dans le parc national de Gouraya (Algérie)

Lancement du projet "conservation de la flore et des habitats" en Algérie

Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du projet de coopération relatif à la « Conservation de la flore et des habitats naturels avec les populations locales dans le sud et l’est du bassin méditerranéen (IPA-Med)», un atelier de démarrage et de lancement des activités du projet a été organisé les 18 et 19 janvier 2016, au Parc National- Réserve de Biosphère de Gouraya, wilaya de Béjaïa, afin d’informer les parties prenantes sur les objectifs et les effets attendus du projet et de les impliquer dans les différentes phases de sa mise en œuvre. …  

18 Jan 2016 | News story

Calendar 2016 - IPAs project

2016 Calendar: Conserving wild plants and habitats for people in the south and east mediterranean

The objective is to help and encourage public citizens, management authorities, local and national governments, experts and NGOs to conserve Important Plant Areas.
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02 Jan 2016 | Downloads - publication

IUCN-Med Christmas card

A Mediterranean wish for 2016

From everyone in the IUCN Mediterranean Office, we wish to express our thanks to everyone, Members, donors, supporters, partners, and friends, who has been involved in what has been a truly fruitful year. …   | French | Spanish

01 Jan 2016 | News story