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Nov 04, 2015, 06:00 ET

Mare Nostrum to Introduce New Coastal Management Policy Tools at its Closing Conference in Valencia

The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project will hold its closing event in Valencia, Spain on November 24 to 26, 2015, during which it will present...

May 18, 2015, 05:00 ET
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Mediterranean Countries Face Similar Challenges in Implementing ICZM Policies

The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project has identified the major impediments inhibiting Integrated Coast Zone Management (ICZM) implementation in...

Mar 02, 2015, 04:00 ET
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Mare Nostrum Partners to Develop Toolkit for Improved ICZM Implementation

The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project will hold a special partners' meeting in Greece to develop a new toolkit of alternative legal-institutional...

Feb 23, 2015, 04:00 ET
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Coastal Development Pressures Seen as Major Threat to Mediterranean Coastal Zone by NGOs

Coastal development pressures are seen as the major threat to Mediterranean coastal zones, according to a survey conducted by the EU-funded Mare...

Nov 06, 2014, 12:09 ET
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Mare Nostrum to Hold Special PPGIS Workshop in Malta

The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project will hold a special training workshop focusing on applying the principles of PPGIS (Public Participatory GIS),...

Sep 17, 2014, 05:30 ET
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'Rowing for a Clear Sea' as Part of Coastal Cleanup Day 2014

The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project initiated the "Rowing for a Clear Sea" kayaking campaign aimed at raising awareness of the need to...

Jul 02, 2014, 02:00 ET
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Mare Nostrum Calls for Unified Criteria for Mediterranean Coastline Delineation

The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project is calling on the governments of EU countries to establish a task force to propose uniform criteria and...

Feb 25, 2014, 03:00 ET

Greek and Turkish NGOs and Municipalities Call for Joint Action on Coastal Management in the Mediterranean

Representatives of local authorities and NGOs from Greece and Turkey called for cross-border cooperation on Integrated Coastal Zone Management...

Feb 06, 2014, 10:00 ET

Mare Nostrum's Conference to Focus on Cross-border Coastal Zone Management

 The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project will hold a partners' meeting in Alexandroupolis, Greece, which will focus on cross-border issues...

Jan 29, 2014, 10:33 ET

PLPR 2014 Conference to Devote Three Sessions to Coastline Management

The eighth annual conference of the International Academic Association for Planning, Law and Property Rights (PLPR), which will take place in...

Jul 31, 2013, 03:00 ET

Mare Nostrum Calls on Governments to Act Quickly to Fight Coastal Erosion Around the Mediterranean Sea

The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project, which aims to explore new ways of protecting and managing  the Mediterranean coastline, called on...

Mar 11, 2013, 07:58 ET

Uncontrolled Development Seen as Key Impediment to Mediterranean Coastline Preservation

Uncontrolled development along the coastline is the most common problem faced by Mediterranean Basin countries that seek to pursue coastline...

Feb 28, 2013, 08:32 ET

EU Awards €4.3 million to Mare Nostrum Project to Explore Ways to Preserve the Mediterranean Coastline

The European Union (EU) has awarded the international Mare Nostrum consortium €4.3 million to explore new ways of preserving the...