Pastoralism as a key tool for plant conservation: Creating conditions for adequate practices

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017

Pastoralism as a key tool for plant conservation: Creating conditions for adequate practices

More than 30 scientists and managers from Turkey, North Africa and the Middle East are participating this week, from 9-12 October, in Kahramanmaraş (Turkey), in a workshop on pastoral management in order to exchange experiences and lessons learnt across…

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The Top 50 Mediterranean Island Plants UPDATE 2017

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017

The Top 50 Mediterranean Island Plants UPDATE 2017

In 2005, the Mediterranean Islands Plant Specialist Group (IUCN / SSC) published The Top 50 Mediterranean Island Plants – Wild plants at the brink of extinction and what is needed to save them. A decade later, the publication has been…

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Lancement du 1er réseau national de botanique d’Algérie

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017

Lancement du 1er réseau national de botanique d’Algérie

Afin d’améliorer les connaissances sur la flore nationale et d’assurer sa conservation, la Direction Générale des Forêts en partenariat avec l’UICN, dans le cadre du projet sous…

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Elaboration of a beekeeping development project in the Bou Naceur IPA (Morocco)

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Fri, 25 Aug 2017

Elaboration of a beekeeping development project in the Bou Naceur IPA (Morocco)

The Jbel Bou Naceur Important Plant Area (IPA) represents the highest massif of the Middle Atlas with 3340m height. This massif is subjected to both oceanic and continental influences. The site also hosts numerous endemic floristic elements consisting…

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Field work and knowledge acquisition on endemic plants in the High Atlas (Morocco)

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Tue, 22 Aug 2017

Field work and knowledge acquisition on endemic plants in the High Atlas (Morocco)

The Oriental High Atlas National Park (Morocco) consists of very uneven mountainous massifs with heights ranging from 1600m to more than 3000m. The vascular flora of this National Park, considered as an Important Plant Area (IPA), counts more than 300…

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Identification of Important Plant Areas in Cabo Verde islands

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Tue, 08 Aug 2017

Identification of Important Plant Areas in Cabo Verde islands

The IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, the IUCN/SSC Mediterranean Plant Specialist Group, the INIDA (Instituto Nacional de Investigação e Desenvolvimento Agrario) and nearly 40 national experts participated in two workshops that took place in October 2016 and May 2017 where…

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Habitat Mapping in Important Plant Areas in Algeria

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017

Habitat Mapping in Important Plant Areas in Algeria

To properly carry out the project « Conserving wild plants and habitats for people across the Mediterranean », Mrs Kabouya Ilham, national coordinator of the project and Deputy Director of Protected Areas and Natural Habitats at the General Direction…

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017

Training for ex situ conservation by CARE-MEDIFLORA partners in collaboration with IUCN-Med in progress

Ex situ conservation techniques are not yet sufficiently known in some institutions in the South and East of the Mediterranean. In order to help fill this gap, IUCN-Med as part of the the IPAMed project, in collaboration with…

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Mon, 05 Jun 2017

6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress

The 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress of Botanic Gardens Conservation International will be hosted by the Conservatory and Botanical Garden of the City of Geneva, Switzerland, from the 26th-30th June 2017.

 With the aim…

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International Conference “Seed Quality of Native Species – ecology, production & policy”

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Thu, 01 Jun 2017

International Conference “Seed Quality of Native Species – ecology, production & policy”

Between the 25-29 September 2017 an International Conference “Seed Quality of Native Species – ecology, production & policy” will take place in Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK.

This international conference provides an…

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