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The MedWet publication “Working for wetlands in the Mediterranean – Progress and challenges”

The MedWet publication presented at the Ramsar COP12 (June 2015) MedWet has published “Working for wetlands in the Mediterranean – Progress and challenges” with an analysis of 20 National Reports submitted by Mediterranean countries to the Ramsar Secretariat on the occasion of COP 12. The publication, in English and French, is available upon request. Download the publication in English Download the publication in French  

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Mediterranean coastal wetlands: the land use synthesis

This third thematic note easy to read and available in three languages, is a synthesis of the second thematic report: Land cover – spatial dynamics in Mediterranean coastal wetlands from 1975 to 2005. Between 1975 and 2005 the Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory (MWO) carried out a study of the evolution of land use in 214 coastal wetlands across 22 Mediterranean countries, in accordance with the methodology adopted in the European Space […]

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Mediterranean wetlands, status, trends and prospects: the synthesis

This second thematic note easy to read and available in three languages, is a synthesis of the first Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory report issued in 2012 “The Mediterranean Wetlands Outlook” This report presents the results of a three year analysis of the status and trends of wetlands in the Mediterranean, the pressures they face, and propose the recommendations and actions to follow for their conservation in the future. Read the synthesis […]

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The new MedWet brochure is out!

The MedWet Secretariat has launched its new brochure to target decision makers, partners at Mediterranean and International level. This brochure is available in three languages Arabic, English and French. You can read them in PDF version on the links below, and also ask the printed version. More information To download the MedWet brochure in Arabic To download the MedWet brochure in English To download the MedWet brochure in French To […]

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Second thematic report: Land cover spatial dynamics in Mediterranean coastal wetlands from 1975 to 2005.

Wetlands are essential to biodiversity and people, yet they are disappearing throughout the world. In the Mediterranean Region, 50% of their total area disappeared during the 20th century. Coastal wetlands are some of the most important wetlands in terms of size and biodiversity, but subject to pressure due to the high population density and concentration of human activities on the coast. In his thematic collection, the Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory (MWO) […]

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