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Earth Overshoot Day 2017 lands on August 2

By August 2, 2017, we will have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the whole year. We use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate through overfishing, overharvesting forests, and emitting more carbon dioxide into the...

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Join Legabiente’s Clean Up the MED 2017 campaign

For more than 20 years, MIO-ECSDE’s NGO Member Legambiente, has been engaging and coordinating environmental organizations, educators and students, municipalities, businesses and local communities in cleanup and data collection activities towards a litter free...

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New study on the food footprint of Mediterranean countries

Securing food for growing populations while minimizing environmental externalities is becoming a key topic in the current sustainability debate. This is particularly true in the Mediterranean region, which is characterized by scarce natural resources and increasing...

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Continuous violation of the Hunting Moratorium in Albania

The Association for the Protection and Preservation of the Natural Environment in Albania (PPNEA) and the Albanian Society for the Protection of Birds and Mammals (ASPBM) raise the issue for the continuous and escalating violations of the hunting moratorium which has...

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Council of Europe’s Bern Convention urges Turkey to improve management of protected sea turtle habitats

The Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats adopted two Recommendations urging Turkey to prevent habitat destruction and ensure improved management of Fethiye and Patara Specially Protected Areas (SPAs). Indicative of the strong reaction to current pressures on the habitats is the call for a construction ban on the sea turtle nesting beaches of the SPAs.

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The Day of the Tree returns!

After the great success of the past edition, the Day of the Tree returns in 2015! On the occasion of the Paris Climate Change Conference (COP21) to be held from 30 November to 11 December 2015, MIO-ECSDE Member, Legabiente dedicates its initiative to climate change, using the tree as a messenger to promote change towards sustainable development.

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