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“Progress in water use efficiency policies” - 03/07/2013 - Michel Neumuller, MARSEILLE

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Gradual sustainable development - 12/11/2012 - Michel Neumuller

MEDITERRANEAN. A Global Environment Facility (GEF) regional project aims to increase sustainable development projects by creating cooperation between them.

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Flexible strategies in the face of water shortages - 11/02/2012 - Michel Neumuller avec le Plan Bleu

MEDITERRANEAN. National and inter-regional policies should promote discussion, cooperation and innovation, while at the same time increasing the involvement of citizens, declares a Plan Bleu report. The authors claim that flexible adaptation strategies are required. Governments in the southern and the eastern Mediterranean...

Sustainable destinations or high energy consumption tourism? - 11/02/2012 - Michel Neumuller avec le Plan Bleu

MEDITERRANEAN. In complement to work on energy and tourism in the Mediterranean region supported by the European Investment Bank, the Plan Bleu has just presented the results of its two topics. This work questions the notion of the ‘sustainability’ of tourist destinations, and opens up avenues to explore in terms of potential...

Ensuring our planet can support our dreams - 11/02/2012 - Michel Neumuller avec le Plan Bleu

Plan Bleu director Hugues Ravenel believes Mediterranean countries can set themselves sustainable development goals. These targets, whose definition process would involve scientists and civil society, could become a global benchmark. Were you disappointed by Rio+20?  Clearly, we did not see the same kind of...

Forests provide valuable services - 11/02/2012 - Michel Neumuller avec le Plan Bleu

A new project involving collaboration between Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries will assess risks and their impacts on vital services provided by forests. The objective is to raise the awareness of a wide range of stakeholders of the importance of the sustainable management of these natural spaces. MEDITERRANEAN. The...
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