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MEDITERRANEAN: Six international organisations launch a Mediterranean Consortium for the protection of biodiversity

MEDITERRANEAN: Six international organisations launch a Mediterranean Consortium for the protection of biodiversity | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

A memorandum of understanding was signed on March 12, 2021 in Marseille, for the creation of a Mediterranean Consortium for the protection of biodiversity. It is composed of six international organizations, mainly based in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in France: MedWet (Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative under the Ramsar Convention- Based in Arles), MedPan (Network of Managers of Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean - Marseilles), PIM (Mediterranean Small Islands Initiative - Marseilles), La Tour du Valat (Research Institute for the Conservation of Mediterranean Wetlands - Arles), IAMF (International Association of Mediterranean Forests - Marseilles), and IUCN-Med (International Union for Conservation of Nature's Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation - Malaga). The Conservatoire du littoral (French public institution member of the IUCN) will bring its support.

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Big payoff if nature 'restored' in the right places

Big payoff if nature 'restored' in the right places | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Reverting agricultural land to a wild state in a world still plagued by hunger and anticipating another two billion mouths to feed also raises the spectre of food shortages.

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TUNISIE: Convention de partenariat entre le WWF-NA et le CIHEAM Montpellier

TUNISIE: Convention de partenariat entre le WWF-NA et le CIHEAM Montpellier | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Le Fonds Mondial pour la Nature, WWF Afrique du Nord et L’Institut Agronomique Méditerranéen de Montpellier (CIHEAM Montpellier), ont signé une convention de partenariat pour renforcer la synergie de leurs interventions sur le territoire de Kerkennah menant à une meilleure implémentation de leurs stratégies de gestion des déchets plastiques et de préservation des zones humides insulaires.

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