Archives de Tag: Mediterranean

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


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 …

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


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 …

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Off Your Map: don’t let coastal wetlands be wiped off the map

The Mediterranean sea is the largest enclosed sea in the world with 46,000 km of coastline. It includes a mosaic of coastal wetlands of high ecological value that are critical in the life of millions of people living there thanks to the vital services they provide. Unfortunately, wetlands in the Mediterranean region are declining fast and losing their functions and …

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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 …

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