O.A

O.A
Founder of Ecologie.ma, Oussama Abaouss is a journalist specialized in the Natural Heritage of Morocco, a teacher of Environmental and Scientific Journalism at ILCS in Rabat, founder of the "tribe of Moroccan ecologists" and a member of the Moroccan Ornithological Group.

January, 2019

  • 26 January

    Al Hoceima Marine Observatory: Hi-Tech for a Blue Economy

    ODYSSEA

    On 24 January, the Workshop to launch the ODYSSEA Al Hoceima Marine Observatory project was held at the Faculty of Science and Technology in Al Hoceima. The event was organized by the Association AGIR in partnership with the High Commissioner for Water and Forests and the Fight against Desertification (HCEFLCD), the National Institute for Fisheries Research (INRH) and with the …

November, 2018

  • 25 November

    Protected areas: Toubkal and Ifrane’s Parcs submitted to the UICN’s green list

    green list

    At Sharm El-Sheikh -Egypt-, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has admitted on the 24 November, 15 new natural sites to the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas – the first global standard recognising best practice in protected areas. Sites in Egypt, France, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Peru and the United Arab Emirates received the certification …

  • 17 November

    Taza: Moroccan speleologists follow a training on cave rescues (podcast)

    spéléo-secourisme

    In Taza, 33 Moroccan speleologists affiliated to several speleology associations participated from November 2 to 6 in a theoretical and practical training in caving rescue. Dedicated voluntarily by six speleologists from three English clubs, the training is the first of its kind in Morocco.   The speleological tourism sector in Morocco has recently been strengthened thanks to an internship where …

  • 16 November

    Barcelona: journalists and experts try to define the Mediterranean environmental priorities

    journalistes

    This is the 3rd Meeting of Environmental Journalists of News Agencies of the Mediterranean, promoted by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). 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 …

October, 2018

  • 25 October

    Climate: Will birds be saved by International Conventions?

    A study conducted by the Center for Ecology and Conservation Sciences of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris with the participation of the Tour du Valat, published in the journal Biological Conservation , shows that international conventions can contribute favorably to the adaptation to climate change of bird populations in the Mediterranean basin. will the upheaval of migration …

  • 9 October

    White Cap: 68 baby monk seals born this year! (video)

    seal monk

    The colony of monk seals around the peninsula of Cap Blanc seems to be well. The FB page of the monk seal conservation program has published photos announcing a very good news: 68 newborns in the colony this year !!   The same page did publish a video last Tuesday showing a female seal breastfeeding her baby. The video is …

September, 2018

  • 13 September

    Genetic diversity: a challenge for successful antelope conservation

    At the National Zoo of Rabat, a new conference on the theme of Sahelo-Saharan Antelope Conservation highlighted on 12th September the need to integrate the management of genetic diversity into Conservation programs in order to improve their chances of success. Restoring extinct gazelles to areas where they once evolved is not an easy task. When it is not the species …

August, 2018

  • 19 August

    Exclusive video: Bearded vulture observation at Toubkal’s National Park

    gypaète barbu

    Somewhere in the perimeter of Toubkal National Park, Mr Idriss Omari from the HCEFLCD team was able to immortalize (in video) the flight of a bearded vuture.  There are only few individuals of this species left in our country.          

  • 15 August

    Nador: summerers save a Cuvier’s whale

    This cetacean looks more like a dolphin than a whale. Yet the mammal that did appear yesterday in “Paloma” beach, not far from Nador, is a Cuvier’s whale. The summerers tried to help the whale to return to the right direction, the stranding was eventually avoided. LSummers of the beach Paloma still can’t believe what they witness. A Cuvier’s whale …

July, 2018

  • 15 July

    Observation of three bearded vultures! (Story in podcast)

    On July 12, three bearded vultures were seen in the Mgoun region. Ismail El Allaoui, a teacher, an aficionado of nature and a member of several bird groups has tripled one of his most cherished wishes. He was able to observe a bearded vulture in the wild in Morocco.   This is not one bearded vulture sighting but three simultaneous …