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. Arabian sand cat spotted after 10 years’ disappearance

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    By Natasha Khaleeq
    New Scientist, 9 August 2016
    Species: Arabian sand cat (Felis margarita harrisoni) [...]
    Habitat: Deserts of Arabia,

  2. The exhibition ‘Gardens of Al-Andalus’ visits Kuwait

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    The exhibition ‘Gardens of Al-Andalus’ travels to Kuwait under the auspices of the Diwan Al-Amiri (the Palace of the [...]

  3. The living farming heritage of the Dílar River in Granada

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    The last issue of ‘e-rph‘ – Electronic Journal of Historical Heritage (in Spanish language) – includes a precise study [...]

  4. Forest Communicators Network in the Mediterranean and Near East

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    Over 30 participants from 10 countries including Egypt, France, Iran, Jordan, Spain, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Lebanon and Turkey attended [...]

  5. Investing ethically in the Middle East

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    With several of the Middle East’s city-states becoming some of the world’s richest locations, it’s little surprise that an [...]

  6. Media coverage of “Gardens of Al-Andalus” in Kuwait

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    On April 8th opened the exhibition “Gardens of Al-Andalus“. Its opening has had a very positive reception, having reached [...]

  7. Morocco inaugurates the largest solar complex in the world

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    Morocco has the ambitious commitment to reduce drastically carbon dioxide emissions and its current 94% dependence on fossil fuels [...]

  8. 12 Med-O-Med destinations of Eco-Tourism

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    As a result of the evaluation of experts in a  meeting held in Malaga at the Centre for Mediterranean [...]

  9. 7th WEEC works have been published

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    The proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Environmental Education (WEEC, Marrakech, 9-14 June 2013) in which the Islamic [...]

  10. Food Security through in the World, in 2015

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    Sorry, this page is only available in Español. [...]

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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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