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February 23, 2016

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 Nostrum Project among 43 environmental organizations in 11 countries. Read more

November 3, 2015

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 findings and policy tools for improved coastline regulation and management.  Read more

May 18, 2015

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 countries across the Mediterranean Sea.  Read more

March 2, 2015

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 instruments to improve the implementation of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) principles. The partners’ meeting, hosted by the Municipality of Kavala, will take place March 10–13, 2015. Read more

February 23, 2015

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 Nostrum Project among 43 environmental organizations in 11 countries. Read more

November 6, 2014

Mare Nostrum to Hold Special PPGIS Workshop in Valletta, Malta

Representatives from Spain, Greece, Malta, Jordan and Israel will meet in Valletta to discuss how the principles of participatory community mapping can be applied by Mediterranean countries to improve coastal conservation and spatial planning. Read more

September 17, 2014

‘Rowing for a Clear Sea’ as Part of International Coastal Cleanup Day 2014

The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project marks international Coastal Day by supporting a kayaking team, which will paddle along the Israeli coast this weekend to raise awareness of the need to protect the Mediterranean Sea and its coasts. Read more

July 2, 2014

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 methods for delineating their coastlines. Read more

February 25, 2014

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

Representatives from Greece and Turkey participating at the EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project partners’ meeting vow to cooperate to improve ICZM cooperation. Read more

February 6, 2014

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

The partners’ meeting of the EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project in Alexandroupolis, Greece, will explore ways to improve cross-border cooperation on managing coastal development. Read more

January 29, 2014 

PLPR 2014 Conference to Devote Three Sessions to Coastline Management

The conference of the International Academic Association on Planning, Law and Property Rights (PLPR) will include panel sessions on coastline regulation and management as part of the EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project. Read more

July 31, 2013

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

Representatives of local municipalities participating in a workshop organized by the EU-funded Mare Nostrum asked governments to take firm action to finance and coordinate efforts to protect cliffs from erosion and collapse. Read more

March 11, 2013

Uncontrolled Development Seen as Key Impediment to Mediterranean Coastline Preservation

Representatives of Mediterranean countries, participating in Mare Nostrum’s opening event, emphasized the need to bridge the differences between countries and municipal authorities on how to implement ICZM principles. Read more

March 5, 2013

EU Awards €4.3 Million to Mare Nostrum project to Explore Ways to Preserve the Mediterranean Coastline

The new collaborative international project, headed by Technion Professor Rachelle Alterman, aims to bridge the legal-institutional gap in Mediterranean coastline management. Read more