Mediterranean

This page is a list of our latest updates and stories about IUCN's work related to Mediterranean.

Natural protected areas like forests, beaches, mountains, scrublands and river ecosystems provide a wide variety of benefits to both people and...
Disruption to natural ecosystem services such as water provision, soil formation and retention, regulation of climate, carbon storage, oxygen production, and the provision of wood, honey, etc. is...
Mediterranean-type ecosystems (MTEs), with their characteristic and unique climatic regimes of mild wet winters and warm and dry summers, occur in just five regions of the world: California;...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable Development (MCSD) held its 17th meeting in Athens (Greece) from 4-6th July 2017. In this forum, the IUCN...
The IUCN Green List is one of the flagship initiative included in the MSSD to measure the effectiveness of the protected areas management in the Mediterranean region, in line with Objective...
The IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, the IUCN/SSC Mediterranean Plant Specialist Group, the INIDA (Instituto Nacional de Investigação e...
This project has been funded by the CEPF (Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund), a joint initiative of l'Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International, the ...
Who’s Who in the Mediterranean office Antonio Troya - Director / Programme Coordinator             Maher Mahjoub - North Africa...
Protected areas, such as national parks, natural parks and / or UNESCO World Heritage areas, are a great attraction for tourists interested in...
This week Malaga will be the focal point of a meeting for the promotion of ecotourism in Mediterranean protected areas, with the participation of representatives from six countries at a training...
More than 300 experts attended the 10th World Sponge Conference held in the National University of Ireland, Galway from June 25th-30th to discuss the...
This Conference, hosted every 3 to 4 years, brought together international scientists from all over the globe to present their latest research findings and to network with colleagues. Through this...

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