News

Activities regarding nature conservation which take place in the countries of Islamic culture in the Mediterranean and the Middle East are not always widely recognized. This section collects news related to Med-O-Med’s lines of work from a variety of sources in order to bring useful and updated information to its community.

  1. We are reading a lecture at CONAMA 2016

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    We are glad to inform you that our paper “Med-O-Med Initiatives for a Clean, Sustainable and Low-carbon Future” has [...]

  2. Umbría de la Virgen Botanical Garden, new Med-O-Med member

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    We welcome the Umbría de la Virgen Botanical Garden to the Med-O-Med Network of Botanic Gardens. This natural paradise, [...]

  3. Eco mosques

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    Numerous mosques throughout the world have added to energy efficiency, water saving and bioclimatic construction. Therefore, the mosques are [...]

  4. Animal rights

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    In Med‑O‑Med we are aware of the importance of fauna, not only as an element of our planet’s biodiversity, [...]

  5. Raising awareness environment contest in Gaza

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    The context is a creative and successful initiative launched by Gaza municipality for involving the population in environment preservation. [...]

  6. Lalla Hasnaa Sustainable Awards Ceremony

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    Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa, Chair of the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental Protection, member of Med-O-Med Network, [...]

  7. An orchard with Al-Andalus essence

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    Murcia will keep the memory of al-Andalus alive through the creation of the city’s first orchard-garden, which will gather [...]

  8. “The Andalusian Garden”, a peaceful meeting place, in Madrid’s Retiro Park

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    The Foundation of Islamic Culture (FUNCI), in collaboration with the City of Madrid’s Department of Environmental Education, is proud [...]

  9. The Climate Conscience Summit, in Fez

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    Last November 3rd, the Summit of Conscience preceding the COP22 (the United Nation’s Climate Change Conference) was held in [...]

  10. The qanat, a thousand-year old technique to transport water

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    The Persian civilization was an incredibly rich and influent culture. It managed to attract some of the best thinkers [...]

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Projects

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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This section, which will continue to grow as more research and projects are carried out in the future, contains practical information about Med-O-Med’s lines of work and the countries in the Mediterranean and the Middle East where the program develops its activities.

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