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Goals and recommendations of the 'ad-hoc working group for Mediterranean conservation'

Concerning
RESEARCH PRIORITIES AND ENABLING ACTIONS FOR CONSERVATION OF THE MEDITERRANEAN AREAS OF THE "OLD WORLD"
Defined at a meeting held under the 3rd ECCB-conference, Glasgow, UK, 1st of September, 2012.

Mediterranean landscapes and ecosystems in the old world are characterized by long and strong human impacts and a high natural, socio-economic and political diversity. They harbor high levels of biodiversity and are often depending on human management. The variable and biodiverse Mediterranean landscapes are an important global heritage and often understudied. Due to the political heterogeneity in the European, Asian and African countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, common efforts in conservation research and implementation are urgently needed. Regional differences, similarities and synergies should be evaluated…

 

 

2012Annual Report Now Available


Resolution focused on the delivery of efficient biodiversity-friendly Agri-Environment Schemes and the maintenance of species-rich grasslands (pdf)




Read the 2012 Policy Statement from the ECCB here!


SCB-ES resolution on the Czech government development plans in Sumava National Parks


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Roadless areas - side event at 16/10/2012 at CBD COP 11 Meeting - The Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11; 8 - 19 October 2012 - Hyderabad, India) is currently ongoing.

The concept of 'Roadlessness' which is one of the focal issues of the SCB Europe Section, will be also presented as a side event hosted by MEP Kriton Arsenis.