Econostrum | Economic News in the Mediterranean
Environmental and development issues
A comprehensive update on environment and development issues in the Mediterranean with the Blue Plan: forests, environmental, sustainable water, sustainable development, environmental impact, wetlands, marine protected areas, water management, tourism sustainable, Coastline protection ... in Algeria, Lebanon, Syria, Spain, France, Italy, Morocco, Tunisia, Portugal, Egypt, Greece, Albania, Croatia, Turkey, Libya, Palestine, Jordan ...

MSSD 2016-2025 – Implement and measure the impact - 05/01/2016

The 2016-2025 Mediterranean Strategy for Sustainable Development has been adopted. The challenge that remains is to put in place a process to efficiently and jointly monitor the implementation of the 147 actions agreed upon by the Contracting Parties. Version française

No development project without an impact assessment - 03/02/2016

Associating development projects or sector policies with social and environmental impact assessments is increasingly becoming the norm in Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries. Version française

Scientists and decision-makers: How to better work together? - 02/09/2016

The Plan Bleu seeks to bring together scientists and decision-makers in order that, in a Mediterranean Region under pressure, the environmental work undertaken by the former might make the action plans put in place by the latter more efficient. Version française

Integrated management of natural ecosystems a priority - 12/15/2015

The services provided by natural ecosystems can provide solutions within a strategy to adapt to climate change in the Mediterranean. Gaining a better knowledge of them to better use them involves decompartmentalizing the studies devoted to them. Version française

The Mediterranean – "Blue gold" under pressure - 11/17/2015

Climate change will weigh heavily on water resources in the Mediterranean. Better management of these resources may allow water needs to be met. Version française

Promoting a Sustainable Future for the Mediterranean Region - 09/28/2015

The new Mediterranean Strategy for Sustainable Development (MSSD 2016/2025) intends bringing together regional initiatives around the "green economy". Version française

For the sustainable management of Mediterranean forests - 08/24/2015

Under intense pressure, forest areas are nevertheless essential in maintaining biodiversity and in social and economic development. How can we ensure a sustainable future for them in the Mediterranean? This is the question to be addressed at the World Forestry Congress in Durban in September 2015. Version française

Coming soon, a Mediterranean coastal risk index - 07/15/2015

In order to increase the efficiency of integrated management techniques for Mediterranean coastal zones in the face of the impact and variability of climate change, the Blue Plan is working on a coastal risk index. Version française
1 2 3 4 5 » ... 8


About is an independent media that deals with the daily economic news of the countries bordering the Mediterranean. Economic cooperation, business news by sector (Industry, Services, Transport, Environment, Society/Institutions), thematic files, airport news, airlines and shipping companies (new destinations)... are treated and analysed by a team of journalists present in the Mediterranean basin. Subscribe to To be the first to know, with unlimited access to all articles. To receive the weekly newsletters and special newsletters sent as soon as our files are published. Automatically renewable subscription, but the reader keeps control of it or yearly subscription. For individuals or professionals...