We were deeply saddened to learn that Boris Daniel passed away at the end of June. Boris had just taken up a new position as Director of the Côte Bleue Marine Park. It was a come back to his dearest
MedPAN is looking for a video maker to produce a short animation on the challenges of co-management in natural coastal, island and marine areas of the Mediterranean Sea. This video is part of the communications strategy of the COGITO project
The MedPAN network met around 3 important meetings at the beginning of this summer. By videoconference of course, COVID-19 obliges, the members of the 3 Working Groups that MedPAN intends to develop in the coming years, have discussed to define
Despite the current context, the MPA NETWORKS project is in full swing. This project, which gathers 10 partners and is led by MedPAN, aims at strengthening Marine Protected Area managers networks in the Mediterranean to boost the efficiency of MPAs.
Unusual cases of seabird mortality have recently been observed in several places in the Mediterranean. Large numbers of dead Yelkouan Shearwaters were observed on a beach in a Natura 2000 site in the Camargue in France and similar cases were
The Monk Seal Alliance is launching 2 calls for collaborative project proposals Call A: “Conservation of the Mediterranean Monk Seal in priority areas” – deadline 15/8/20 for a pre application proposal Call B: “Reinforcing international collaboration and capacity building for
An exceptional mission to listen to the marine environment during the lockdown was led by the Sphyrna Odyssey in the Pelagos sanctuary. The Prince Albert II of Monaco foundation who funded this mission just released the video. Beautiful.
Celebrate islands, the now famous yearly event organised by Conservatoire du littoral, PIM initiative and SMILO, sustainable islands, has this year taken place online. A series of short videos and webinars highlighting the challenges and the fantastic work of field
During the lockdown, we circulated a small survey throughout the network to assess how network members were dealing with the impacts of the sanitary measures on the planning and management of their MPAs. We warmly thank the 35 members or
In 2004, the regional government of Andalusia invited small scale fishing boats to voluntarily install electronic monitoring systems on board which are currently not mandatory under EU law. Today 97% of the local fleet in Andalusia has been equipped with