SPA/RAC and MedPAN are pleased to announce the update of MAPAMED. This new edition takes into account all officially designated sites as of 31 December 2019. This represents 1,320 sites in total, of which 1,126 are Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).
More than ever, it is important to share the exemplary initiatives aiming to strengthen and preserve our ecosystems. SMILO, PIM Initiative, the Conservatoire du littoral, the GLISPA, are convinced that small islands throughout the world are carrying solutions that need to
The EU is aiming to put Europe on the path to ecological recovery by 2030 with a Biodiversity Strategy. The approach is an effort to make the EU a world leader in addressing the global biodiversity crisis. Key actions include establishing
The French Biodiversity Agency and its partners have created the Mediterranean Posidonia Network (MPN) to contribute to the preservation of the Posidonia meadows from anchoring issues. The main objective of the network is to propose a strategy and an action
As part of the “Incubator” project funded by MAVA, and to support MPAs in optimizing their sources of income, BlueSeeds is currently developing their first emerging solution: BlueMooring.org Up to 50% of mooring fees are not collected each season in some MPAs,
WWF’s new report “30 by 30: Scenarios to recover biodiversity and recover fish stocks in the Mediterranean”, is the first to provide conservation scenarios for the Mediterranean Sea, analyzing the extent of the benefits that halting unsustainable fishing and other
In the framework of the Life Marha project, discover this 8-page publication (in French only) which provides an inventory of existing or experimental financing mechanisms.Ecological taxation, corporate sponsorship or payments for environmental services, these mechanisms are illustrated with concrete examples
In collaboration with MedPAN, The MedFund is launching a call for tender for the preparation and drafting of the project document and endorsement package for the full-sized project entitled “Build back a blue and stronger Mediterranean” funded by the GEF.
As part of the Co-managed No-Take Zones/MPAs project, BlueSeeds has developed a practical guide on financing mechanisms for MPA managers. It focuses mainly on the strategic objective 4 of the Roadmap for Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean: “Increasing the
We invite you to join this webinar for the presentation of the results of the French Biodiversity Study on Marine Turtles and Regional Seas Conventions, and the progress of the IUCN-SSC Marine Turtle Specialist Group on the development of global