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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 ...

Wetland areas cushion the impact of climate change in the Mediterranean - 06/22/2015

The role of wetlands in regulating the climate has long been forgotten in climate change adaptation strategies. However the Med-ESCWET project, tasked with addressing the vital challenge of water resource conservation, places wetlands at its very heart. Version française

Towards a green economy in the Mediterranean - 05/26/2015

Launched in Malta in February 2014, the review of the Mediterranean Strategy for Sustainable Development (MSSD), aims to strengthen the ties between economic development and environmental conservation for the benefit of people living around the Mediterranean. Version française

Look after the Mediterranean, and it will look after you - 04/07/2015

Plan Bleu has just released two reports in the first ever attempt to provide an integrated analysis to explain the relationship between the degradation of marine and coastal ecosystems and reduction of social and economic welfare in the Mediterranean. Version française

A + b = x : Calculating the value of marine ecosystems - 03/02/2015

Quantifying the value of services rendered by marine ecosystems could encourage decision makers to value them more. Three European data centres are trying to do just that. However, it all begins on a human level with local stakeholder meetings in Tunisia and Croatia. Version française

A toolbox for better management of the marine environment - 02/13/2015

MEDITERRANEAN. Plan Bleu is developing a toolbox that should help decision makers formulate policies that respond to changing realities before they start to have a negative impact. The overall aim is to achieve a Good Marine Environmental Status. Version française
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