With over 320 million tourists visiting the Mediterranean each year, signing concessions between tourism stakeholders and MPAs has the potential to channel tourism revenues into marine conservation. Following the first support program from BlueSeeds on visitor fees for marine protected areas,
MedPAN launches 4 calls for tender for the development of training modules on fisheries management, fundraising, and marine turtle conservation MedPAN, the network of Mediterranean Marine Protected Area managers, is looking for consultants to develop four training modules that will
MedPAN is looking for a consultant to help us showcase the benefits of effectively managed MPAs. We are looking to develop a collection of well-written and harmonised case studies of effectively managed MPAs presenting measurable ecological or socio-economic impacts :
The Pelagos Sanctuary is a marine territory of 87,500 km2 in the waters of the Principality of Monaco, France and Italy, the three states being signatories of the Pelagos Agreement. The Sanctuary is home to a remarkable biodiversity, with many
In June 2022, ocean-loving people from all over the globe – MPA managers, Indigenous community members, policy makers, politicians, young activists and many more – will take a stand for the world ocean at the 5th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5), in
MedPAN is looking for a consultant responsible for developing a Policy Paper on Mediterranean MPA’s management effectiveness. This work will enable to elaborate a policy paper supporting decision-making processes and implementation of policies at local/national/sub-regional/Mediterranean/European/International levels on MPA’s management effectiveness.
Many Mediterranean MPAs face a recurrent lack of financial resources to carry out their missions: restoring vulnerable ecosystems and providing services to coastal communities. To help MPA managers diversify their source of income, BlueSeeds has launched a practical guide on
MedPAN is looking to renew its contract with a consultant responsible for performing a monthly scientific watch for the network as well as for investigating and drafting the 2021 issue of the special scientific edition of the newsletter. All the
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,
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.