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    • 28 FEB 16
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    European coastal planning must deal with refugee crisis issue

    Faced with emergency situation of unprecedented waves of asylum-seekers and migrants, many of whom drown or narrowly escape drowning on the way, European coastal regulation and planning must help provide tools to save lives and manage the population flows, argues Prof. Konstantinos Lalenis of the University of Thessaly, a partner of the Mare Nostrum Project.

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    • 13 DEC 15
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    Mare Nostrum Network members brainstorm at Valencia conference

    Representatives of various NGOs who have come together to form the Mare Nostrum Network (MNN) held the network’s first workshop, on the occasion of the closing conference of the Mare Nostrum Project, held in Valencia, Spain on November 24-26, 2015. “We believe that creating collaboration opportunities between the MNN members is crucial to the successes

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    • 11 NOV 15
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    Mare Nostrum Academic Symposium held in Haifa

    The Mare Nostrum Project is holding a three-day Academic Symposium focusing on the “Legal-Institutional Aspects of Coastal Zone Management: A Global Comparative Perspective,” November 10-13, 2015, at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. The event brings together some 25 policy academics from more than ten countries. The Academic Symposium also serves to

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    • 05 NOV 15
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    Mare Nostrum will present new findings and ICZM policy tools at its final conference in Valencia

    The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project is gearing up to hold its closing conference in Valencia, Spain, on November 24-26, 2015, to present findings and policy tools for improved coastline regulations and management to an international audience of decision makers, researchers and civil society. Cross-national implementation of integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) policies among countries in

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    • 26 OCT 15
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    SPNI and Open Channels establish Mare Nostrum Network for Mediterranean conservation

    Mare Nostrum Project partner the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) joined forces with Open Channels, a leading international forum in ocean planning and management, to create a network of NGOs to work together and exchange ideas towards coastal and marine conservation in the Mediterranean. The network currently comprises 15 members and

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    • 18 OCT 15
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    Competition focuses on public use of contested Beirut coastal site

    The grassroots Civil Campaign to Protect Dalieh held a competition last month among architects and urbanists to gather proposals for the preservation and enhancement of what is called the last undeveloped stretch of Beirut coast, currently under threat of construction for luxury hotels and residences. Three entries were chosen to together provide an alternative vision

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