Mediterranean

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Mediterranean” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation together with the Mediterranean Trust Fund visited Lebanon and has been welcomed by IUCN ROWA between...
In line with this new dynamic to support MPAs, IUCN facilitated meetings with high level officials to invite Lebanon to adhere the Mediterranean Trust Fund and get benefit into supporting existing...
The objective of the Mediterranean-Type Ecosystem Specialist Group (MTEG) is to tap into its members’ collective experience in managing field station...
  SC Focal point: Jonathan Hughes     Mediterranean-type ecosystems (MTEs), with their characteristic and unique climatic regimes of mild wet winters and warm and dry summers,...
The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas Programme (the ‘IUCN Green List Programme') aims to encourage, achieve and promote...
The IUCN Green List objectives Protected areas are a universal approach to nature conservation, present in all countries, for both land and sea. Conserving nature is essential for the future of...
More than 55 staff members and over 20 business partners exchanged around the theme “Catalysing business engagement and investment for sustainable...
The overall goal of the meeting was to align IUCN’s efforts to effectively support business in mainstreaming biodiversity and deliver on the changes needed to meet global goals on biodiversity...
IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation and the World Commission of Protected Areas (WCPA) organised a training for the Green List Expert...
The twelve members of the EAGL from Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia participated in the training, each with a specific background and long standing expertise from national protected areas agencies,...
Background Residues of seagrass Posidonia oceanica beached in tourist zones represent often a problem in the Mediterranean.The leaf debris help to reduce the swell’s energy and can act as a seedbank...
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  Invasive Alien Species are recognized as a major driver of biodiversity loss across the world, not only affecting nature but also economy, food security and human health. However, there was no...
Aquatic Invasive Alien Species of Freshwater and Estuarine Systems: Awareness and Prevention in the Iberian Peninsula
  The Portuguese and Spanish societies have very limited understanding about the threats posed by Invasive Alien Species (IAS) in aquatic ecosystems. This lack of awareness about IAS problems...
This project seeks to test, EICAT on the Guadiana River, where invasive species are an important threat to freshwater biodiversity.
Evaluation of potential impact of introduced species in Spain: viability analysis of the IUCN EICAT classification system Many exotic species have important effects on the ecosystems in which they...
There are two main lines of work: Preventing electrocution and collision impacts of power infrastructure on birds, and raptor mortality by...
Since 2015, the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation (IUCN-Med) has been developing activities related to the conservation of threatened raptors between managers and technicians from both shores...
  There is an urgent necessity to help conservation of species in the Mediterranean region. The IUCN Red shows a high percentage of that threatened species in the Mediterranean level (approximately...

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