• Marine Litter impacts on biodiversity report released

    18 March 2020 Communication team

    This article was published by Biodiversity Protection Community on the 30 January 2020. It is available here. More than 100 species in all common ecological groups have been identified in scientific literature as impacted by marine litter, and the numbers will go up in the Mediterranean region and globally with increasing scientific research initiatives. The […]

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  • What’s in a Catalogue of Tools for biodiversity protection?

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    This article was published by Biodiversity Protection Community in October 2019. Now available in several languages In the framework of the Project PANACeA, the Mediterranean Biodiversity Protection Community built the present Catalogue of tools for biodiversity protection in marine protected areas, covering different needs and requirements for using ecosystem-based approaches in managing and protecting biodiversity. […]

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  • Portuguese stakeholders contribute to feed in the cooperation process in the western Mediterranean

    6 March 2020 National Hub Portugal

    Fórum Oceano, the Portuguese National Hub, promoted the WestMED Initiative National Event, on the 27 February, in Lisbon. The event, entitled “Journey for Interregional Cooperation between Atlantic and the Western Mediterranean”, counted on with the collaboration of DGPM and the Atlantic National Hub, gathering more than 35 Portuguese stakeholders. The Journey aimed at promoting the […]

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  • KICs tackling water scarcity in Southern Europe: A call for experts will be launched soon

    5 March 2020 Communication team

    In 2020 the KICs will be establishing a group of experts on water scarcity in Southern Europe, delivering focused entrepreneur challenge labs for start-ups and organising the EIT Water Academy for water scarcity challenge education. The KICs will also be running EIT workshops with public bodies and other stakeholders across different regions and communication activities […]

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  • The Plastic Busters MPAs project: consolidating the fight against marine litter in coastal and pelagic Mediterranean MPAs

    23 February 2020 Communication team

    This article was published first here by MEDPAN on the 19 February.     Author: Ignasi Mateo, SCP/RAC Are you concerned with marine litter pollution in your MPA? Plastic Busters MPAs is here to support you! Plastic Busters MPAs[  is a 48-month-long project funded by Interreg Mediterranean aiming to support and work with MPA managers […]

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