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. The Fight Against Desertification

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    This article originally appeared on EcoMENA’s website, which is one of the benchmarking websites in the Mediterranean and the [...]

  2. Habiba Community, a dream of sustainability in the Sinai desert

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    We are pleased of welcoming Habiba Community (Sinai, Egypt) as new Med-O-Med member, within sustainable Development line and “Culture [...]

  3. Med-O-Med in the Local and Regional Leaders World Summit 2013

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    The 2nd World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders and the 4th Congress of United Cities and Local Governments [...]

  4. Workshop on sun-dried-brick in South Morocco

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

  5. Med-O-Med in the 7th WEEC

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    Ana Martín
    Med-O-Med
    We are already back from our intense week in the 7th World Environmental Education Congress and [...]

  6. Environmental education in Morocco’s oases

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    Our friend and collaborator Lahcen Kabiri, president of AOFEP (Association Oasis Ferkla for the Environment and Patrimony) initiated a [...]

  7. Restoration of the ‘Khettara’ Ait Said-Tinjdad

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    We take the opportunity to present you with a further important initiative from our collaborator Lahcen Kabiri, President of [...]

  8. Etnomed award for The Voices of Water

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    Once again, our short documentary “The Voices of Water”, produced by La Movie, has been prize-winning. On this occasion, [...]

  9. The palm forest of Elche: management and conservation

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    Our friend and collaborator Mercedes Aranzueque has published this interesting article on her blog, about the palm forest of [...]

  10. CONAMA 2013, a Forum on Sustainable Territorial Development

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    The Local CONAMA 2013 Forum has just taken place in Granada, focusing on sustainable territorial development and nature conservation [...]

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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.

Countries »

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.

Library

Our library is a live repository where you can find scientific research and publications.