Mediterranean

Landscape of Douar Beni Bou Illul
The Jbel Bou Naceur Important Plant Area (IPA) represents the highest massif of the Middle Atlas with 3340m height. This massif is subjected to both...
In the framework of the IPAMed project, an initiative focusing on apicultural development in the Bou Naceur IPA (Morocco) is underway to conserve biodiversity and to benefit local...
Centaurea trinfetti, très rare, Maroc / Centaurea trinfetti, very rare, Morocco
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) released the new Ecosystem Profile for the Mediterranean Basin Hotspot, valid for the next five years.
Ecosystem profiles are a rapid assessment of a biodiversity hotspot or priority area within a hotspot. Each one provides an overview of biodiversity importance, overall conservation targets or “...
Posidonia Oceanica meadows
Proyecto LIFE + NATURALEZA (LIFE 09/NAT/ES/00534) CONTEXT Posidonia oceanica belongs to Posidoniaceae family, with just one gender (Posidonia). It is a superior plant that develops a system of...
Current Consultancy Opportunities 2017-08-11: TERMS OF REFERENCE: IUCN-Med & IUCN-ROWA are looking for a Consultant to propose a global strong framework on law and...
The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas (the ‘IUCN Green List Standard’) is a new global standard for protected areas in the 21st...
Latest news!​ Measuring sustainable tourism and the IUCN Green List at the 6th UNWTO International Conference on Tourism (July 2017) Recognising and Inspiring Conservation...
Biodiversity offsets discussion
Who we are Since its creation in 1948, IUCN has been engaging business to help conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and...
Empowering civil society to achieve concrete and effective conservation actions in North Africa
Paraje de Cabo de Gata
Protection of key ecosystem services by adaptive management of Climate Change endangered Mediterranean socioecosystems Background Current levels of aridity in the Mediterranean appear to be...
Coastline of Lampedusa (Italy)
Fishermen and divers will collaborate in this pilot case of an Interreg project that contributes to improve adaption to change in coastal zones...
Direct evidence of climate change is already being observed in the Mediterranean coast and in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). However, climate change is not explicitly incorporated in most management...
 Landscape Daymaniyat Islands offshore Muscat
Mediterranean Ecotourism Destination: main components (joint planning, monitoring, management and promotion) for a governance system in Mediterranean...
Background Tourism illustrates an important source of revenues and employment in the Mediterranean area. At the same time it implicates enormous negative impacts for nature and society. Some years...
To properly carry out the project « Conserving wild plants and habitats for people across the Mediterranean », Mrs Kabouya Ilham, national...
Professor Roger Manière, expert in Mediterranean ecology and spatial imagery processing from Aix-en-Provence-Marseille University, hosted this workshop in order to allow project managers to acquire a...
Sanjiangyuan National Park,  Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, China
The IUCN WCPA Mountains Specialist Group facilitates the enhanced conservation, effective management and adequate protection of mountain protected...
Specialist Group Leader Peter JACOBS Co-chairs: Linda McMillan, Patrizia Rossi, Fausto Sarmiento, Mike Tollefson and Gillian Anderson​ Senior Advisor:...

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