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Birth of a scientific project to save the Mediterranean coast
Date:4/12/2010

issues. The panel will meet for the first time at the Project Kick-Off Meeting to be held in Venice, and then once every year during the following four years.

In the future the project will focus on the Black Sea with the aim of preparing a tool similar to the Mediterranean protocol, since both regions share many of the same coastal concerns. The Black Sea strategic panel will include 9 members, and many of the specific study areas have already been defined.

Researchers will carry out a preliminary test using the results of the project in those specific areas of the Mediterranean and Black Seas which are in great need of protective actions. These areas include:

  • The northern Adriatic Sea where climate change and rises in sea levels pose a threat to the city of Venice;
  • The Greek Islands, due to tourist pressure, fishing management, aquiculture, and problems generated by intensive marine mobility in the logistics and management of residues;
  • The Moroccan coast, for its loss in biodiversity, tourist pressure and intensive urbanism;
  • The northern coast of Lebanon, due to the loss of quality of its waters, territorial management and a decline in its fishing industry;
  • The Rhone river mouth located in The Camargue, France, with intensive urbanisation, loss of biodiversity and tourist pressure;
  • The Gulf of Gabes, Georgia, a wetland and "sanctuary" of marine mammals, whose biodiversity is being threatened by the construction of an oil pipeline and petroleum refinery;
  • Sebastopol Bay, which suffers from poor water quality and a loss of biodiversity;
  • The Danube Delta, loss of biodiversity and inadequate water quality;
  • The Nile Delta, with coastal erosion problems and loss in the quality of water and local pisciculture;
  • The protected region of Dalyan, Turkey, a natural reserve of the endangered loggerhead sea turtle species.

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Contact: Franoise Breton
francoise.breton@uab.cat
34-935-811-751
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
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