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Mar's presentation on the MPA-ADAPT project
Held every four years, IMPAC is a high quality international congress aiming to assist Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) managers and practitioners to...
During this congress, IUCN-Med, in collaboration with the NOAA, World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), the EU transatlantic project and the support of MedPan (the network of Marine...
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...
IDDRI
In order to promote biodiversity in the implementation of nature-based solutions in climate policies, five recommendations were made to guide the...
These recommendations are presented in two reports which have just been published in the form of a study and a policy brief focusing on Morocco and Tunisia, the two Mediterranean countries...
Principales réalisations du Programme Afrique du Nord de l'UICN 2013-2016, fiches par pays: Maroc / Tunisie / Algérie / Égypte-Lybie Fiches détaillées pour chaque pays, ...
 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...
Current Consultancy Opportunities 2017-09-13: TERMS OF REFERENCE: IUCN-Med is looking for a consultant to Terms of Reference Capacity Needs Assessment and Capacity Building Strategy...
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 ...
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:...
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database on terrestrial and marine protected areas. Protected areas are...
Latest: Marine Protected Planet - September 2017    Update on Global Statistics - December 2016 Protected Planet Report 2016   World Database...
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database on terrestrial and marine protected areas. It is a joint...
Explore the world's Marine Protected Areas on the Marine Protected Planet Read the latest Protected Planet Report 2016 Visit the Protected Planet website to...
Sedum cyrenaicum, Libye / Sedum cyrenaicum, Libya
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 “...
silhouette of tree on hill with yellow sky
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...

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