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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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:...
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!​ Read the November 2017 update: From Africa to Asia, through Europe, Oceania and South America, the IUCN Green List programme is actively engaging with IUCN government...
 Cabriel river (Spain)
Freshwater biodiversity in the Mediterranean Basin Hotspot is remarkably diverse and highly threatened as confirmed by the IUCN Mediterranean...
“A major bottleneck to conservation of freshwater ecosystems is the lack of information on where the most important sites of biodiversity are located. This lack of information has hindered the...
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...
Pronghorn antelope in western Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park pronghorn migration, this herd of 400 pronghorn form the longest land mammal migration in the USA.
IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group links landscapes, reducing fragmentation and enabling migratory flows essential to a...
Specialist Group Leader  Gary Tabor   IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group TOR 2017-2020 Visit the ...
A Soliga paying his obeisance at a Devaru site in the temple and wildlife reserve.
Structures such as a cluster of stones, in this case, and an unusually shaped tree are accorded sacred status and worshipped.
THE IUCN WCPA Cultural and Spiritual Values Specialist Group work on all aspects of cultural and spiritual values that promote the protection of the...
Specialist Group Co-leaders: Bas VERSCHUUREN Edwin BERNBAUM The cultural and spiritual significance of nature in protected and conserved...
Maghreb green list workshop
Les 21 et 22 novembre 2017, s’est tenu, à Tunis, l’atelier régional sur le processus de la Liste Verte des Aires protégées en Afrique du Nord. Cet...
Des représentants des institutions gouvernementales nationales et des gestionnaires d’aires protégées des trois pays du Maghreb (Algérie, Maroc et Tunisie) ont été conviés à cet atelier. De plus, des...
IUCN protected area management categories classify protected areas according to their management objectives. The categories are recognised by...
IUCN Protected Area Categories System   View the publication: Guidelines for applying protected area management categories including IUCN WCPA best practice guidance on...
The IUCN ‘Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas’ (GLPCA) is a global programme to encourage, achieve and promote effective, equitable and...
The IUCN Green List Standard User Manual The GLPCA Standard is backed by a IUCN Green List User Manual describing the rules and procedures that entities involved in the GLPCA programme have to...
The IUCN Green List Standard The IUCN Green List Standard is organised into four components of successful nature conservation in protected and conserved areas. The baseline components...
NBS presentatiion
A panel on Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) was held in the IUCN Pavilion at the UNFCCC COP23, on November 10, to present the work that have been done by...
Several assessments have been undertaken on the extent to which countries have integrated NBS within their NDCs, often with different scopes and methodologies. This event presented some of these key...
Mediterranean Ecosystems Management Programme   This project represents an ambitious initiative to develop plant conservation actions in the South and East of the Mediterranean region (...

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