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The Mare Nostrum Project has published a detailed report identifying the major impediments to integrated coastal zone management across the Mediterranean Sea HAIFA, Israel, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/
Mare Nostrum partners will meet in Kavala, Greece to jointly develop alternative legal-institutional instruments for better implementation of integrated coastal zone management along the Mediterranean KAVALA,
A groundbreaking survey conducted by Mare Nostrum shows that environmental NGOs from different Mediterranean countries wish to cooperate to fight overfishing, tourism pressures and increased litter TEL
The bottlenose dolphin only colonized the Mediterranean after the last Ice Age -- about 18,000 years ago -- according to new research.
Representatives from Spain, Greece, Malta, Jordan and Israel will meet in Valletta to discuss how the principles of participatory community mapping can be applied by Mediterranean countries to improve
The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project marks International Coastal Day by supporting a kayaking team, which will paddle along the Israeli coast this weekend to raise awareness of the need to protect the
While careful management has helped stabilize or even improve the state of fisheries resources in some parts of Europe, the situation in the Mediterranean has deteriorated over the past 20 years.
Differences in coastline demarcation rules between EU countries have immense implications on the implementation of the Barcelona Protocol on ICZM ATHENS, Greece, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/
Scientists have discovered a relationship between climate change and ocean currents over the past six million years after analysing an area of the Atlantic near the Strait of Gibraltar.
A new study has developed crucial new information about how the ice ages came about based on newly discovered relationships between deep-sea temperature and ice-volume changes.
The Hatpin Urchin (Centrostephanus longispinus) is a species of sea urchin belonging to the family Diadematidae. There are two subspecies, Centrostephanus l. longispinus, found in the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea and Centrostephanus I. rubricingulus, found in the western Atlantic. In the year 1940, Mortenson believed that C. longispinus and C. rubricingulus were closely related species but that they could be distinguished due to the fact that C. longispinus has smaller and fewer...
The North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis), also known as the black right whale or the northern right whale, is one of three right whales in the Eubalaena genus. It can be found in a small population of about 396 individuals in the western North Atlantic. If it does occur in the eastern North Atlantic, experts assert that it only numbers in the tens, making it nearly extinct in that area. This species migrates into the western North Atlantic to feed in the spring, summer, and fall...
Astropecten jonstoni is a species of starfish that is classified within the Astropectinidae family that can only be found in the Mediterranean Sea. It prefers a habitat within sandy areas at depths between 3.2 and 39.3 feet. This species is unique in its shape, which highly resembles a star. Its upper side is typically clear with shades of greyish brown, turquoise-green, or light brown. It reaches a diameter between 2.7 and 3.1 inches, making it the smallest species in its family within the...
The Adriatic Sea is a body of water dividing the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and neighboring ranges. This sea is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea, stretching from the Strait of Otranto to the northwest and the Po Valley. It contains over 1300 islands, mainly located along the eastern, Croatian, coast. Its divided into three basins, the northern one being the shallowest and the southern one being the deepest; a...
The Balearic sea, or otherwise known as the Iberian Sea, is a body of water located in the Mediterranean Sea near the Balearic Islands. Image Caption: Satellite Picture of the Balearic Sea. Credit: Serg!o/Wikipedia
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