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 Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to advance research and conservation of over 540 diverse reef fish species in six...
Snapper, Seabream & Grunt Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Barry Russell and Ken LindemanRed List Authority Coordinator: Barry RussellWebsite2016-2017 Snapper, Seabream and Grunt SG Report Key...
This is the 3rd Meeting of Environmental Journalists of News Agencies of the Mediterranean, promoted by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the...
Around 50 environmental journalists and scientists from 20 countries in the Mediterranean basin, researchers and experts in the field, NGOs, and international institutions are meeting on the 13th and...
New Technical Report - Capacity Development Strategy Outline for Protected Area Managment in the North African Region. This work was led by the IUCN...
In 2018, IUCN-Med and WCPA undertook a capacity needs assessment for PAs managers in the five North African countries (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia), with the aim to identify key needs...
On November 27th, IUCN-Med and IUCN Europe Brussels, together with the European Parliament Intergroup on Climate change, will organize an event to...
With the 2015 Paris Agreement to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) behind us, countries now need to focus on its implementation and overall commitments to reduce...
Over the last three decades, various approaches to identifying sites of significance for biodiversity have been developed. KBAs have proven to be a...
Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) are 'sites contributing significantly to the global persistence of biodiversity’, in terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems. The Global Standard for the...
In much the same way as a barometer measures atmospheric pressure to help us prepare for adverse weather conditions, the IUCN Mediterranean Red List...
Photo: Logo Red List The Mediterranean Red List of Species is a compelling review of the conservation status of species at the regional level, identifying those...
With its rich biodiversity and its high levels of anthropogenic change, the Mediterranean region is a key hotspot for species, and a priority for...
Photo: CSD The Mediterranean region is recognized as the second largest Global Biodiversity Hotspot, encompassing both the terrestrial and marine environments. It...
Biodiversity loss is one of the world’s most pressing crises. Causes are complex, and solutions require involving multiple groups, from governments...
Yet without reliable, timely information on the status and trends of biodiversity there is little hope of stemming the extinction crisis. Therefore, consistent monitoring of the status of species and...
Invasive Alien Species are recognized as a major driver of biodiversity loss across the world, not only affecting nature but also economy, food...
Invasive species are a major threat to freshwater biodiversity across the Mediterranean basin, often leading to important social and economic impacts where they occur. These threats are unequally...
With a compelling design, these infographic pieces provide a glance about the situation of almost 6000 species that have been assessed in the region...
Photo: Sandra Leal Photo: Sandra Leal           You can download the full detailed infographic here, which can be...
With approximately 25% of Mediterranean known species threatened, and many other species already extinct in the region, the design and implementation...
The Mediterranean Species Programme work includes species conservation planning, building conservation capacity, and influencing economic sectors to ensure that biodiversity is well managed onto...
Effective conservation can only be considered successful when the needs of species and people are balanced.
Biodiversity conservation is increasingly understood as key to human well-being. Strong partnerships have become critical to halt the decline of species and support the conservation of landscapes,...

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