Keep Me Updated
Subscribe to our newsletter:

    • 17 SEP 15
    • 0

    NGOs work to advance coastal planning from within and without

    NGOs in Israel help advance improvements in coastal planning norms through a variety of strategies and methods, as described by Andrea Monge in the Mare Nostrum Project’s Second Report, Existing Knowledge on Legal-Institutional Frameworks for Coastline Management: The International, EU and National Levels, published earlier this year. “NGOs have played an important role in coastal

    Read more →
    • 26 AUG 15
    • 0

    New Kavala Urban Center Sche2iou Polis hosts first public workshop

    The recently established Kavala Urban Center Sche2iou Polis (KUC) opened its doors this month with events surrounding a public participation workshop, photos and summaries of which can be seen on its Facebook page. On June 3rd, the KUC hosted a participatory stakeholders’ workshop called Sustainable Urban Development of the Municipality of Kavala:  I participate, I

    Read more →
    • 27 JUL 15
    • 0

    Morocco passes new law to protect coastal zone

    The Moroccan legislature unanimously voted to adopt Law No. 81-12 relating to the Coast on June 23, the country’s Ministry of the Environment reported. With this law’s adoption, “Morocco now disposes of a tool of chief importance for the preservation and sustainable management” of its 3,500-kilometer long coastal zone, the Ministry said, noting that coast’s

    Read more →
    • 11 JUN 15
    • 0

    Mare Nostrum to present water pollution findings at EWRA Istanbul event

    Paraschos Melidis and Georgios Sylaios, researchers at the Democritus University of Thrace (DUTH), Greece, which is part of the Mare Nostrum Project, are presenting a new research at the 9th World Congress of the European Water Resources Association (EWRA) being held in Istanbul, June 10-13, 2015. Within the framework of the Mare Nostrum Project, Melidis

    Read more →
    • 08 JUN 15
    • 0

    Israel pioneering in integrated planning of territorial water and coasts

    Israel’s Interior Ministry has begun work on an innovative policy document on the planning of Israeli “marine space”, including territorial waters and coastal zones, launching the project with a conference headed by Interior Ministry Director General Shuki Amrani. The initiative is an “innovative” one, placing Israel among the leaders in the field, “in relation to

    Read more →
    • 28 MAY 15
    • 0

    Mare Nostrum Project presented at Brussels EC coastal environment meeting

    The Quality of Life, Water & Air Directorate within the European Commission’s Environment Directorate General invited the Mare Nostrum Project to make a presentation at its meeting of Member States Expert Groups focusing on Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) and maritime spatial planning, held in Brussels in April 2015. “We don’t focus about what should

    Read more →