Med-O-Med, Cultural Landscapes of the Mediterranean and the Middle East is a platform composed of 23 countries which aims at making up for the shortage of resources for the conservation of biodiversity, and natural and cultural heritage in the region.

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Med-O-Med aspires to making the development of Islamic countries in these regions compatible with the preservation of their environment and heritage. It aims to set up projects involving maximum participation by regional social and public agents, with total respect for genetic sovereignty and the cultural identity of the local populations, all within an inter-cultural and a multi-disciplinary approach.

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The Islam and nature

Cherif Abderrahman Jah
PRESIDENT OF THE FUNDATION CULTURE ISLAMIC

In this section we describe the close relationship that has always existed, throughout history, between Islam and the natural environment. From its beginnings, the Islamic civilization privileged the contemplation, the conservation, the responsible management and the enhancement of the nature, in all its manifestations.

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AL-ANDALUS:
A WATER CULTURE

This short video aims to reflect on the millenary culture associated to the traditional use of water in A-Andalus, not only as an important historic legacy, but also as an alternative solution to the current management problems related to this precious natural resource. A virtual exhibition expanding on the contents of this video will be available on this website shortly.

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