(Presentation & Video) Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean

CoCoNet Summer School, 8-12 September 2014, Chloë Webster.

A presentation and a video regarding MPA's of Mediterranean presented by MedPAN Scientific Officer Chloë WEBSTER at Coconet Summer School 2014 in Rabat. Please find them attached in the below link.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqNrViaXzUM

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CoCoNet Posters at FABA 2014

"FABA 2014: International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences" organized by the Central Fisheries Research Institute (CFRI),Trabzon, Turkey, September 25 - 27, 2014.

FABA has been organized annually at various universities in Turkey since 2003 . The symposium generally focuses on the theme "Marine and Inland Biodiversity: Interactions with Fisheries and Aquatic Environments" . This year in FABA CoCoNet posters were displayed as a part of dissemnation activity of CoCoNet for the fisheries and marine science community of Turkey.



Rabat Summer School

The third COCONET 'Summer School' was held at the Institut Scientifique, Universite Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco, 8-13 September 2014.  The school was opened by the Vice President of the University, Mme Cherkaoui Raja, and the Director of the Institut Scientifique, Mr. Elhassani Ahmed, followed by an address delivered by Prof. Ferdinando Boero, University of Salento, Italy, coordinator of the CoCoNet project, and welcoming remarks by Prof. Bella Galil, National Institute of Oceanography, Israel, and Prof. Mohammed Ramdani,Institut Scientifique, Rabat.

Forty participants hailing from 14 countries (Albania, Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Montenegro, Morocco, Roumania, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey and Ukraine), participated in the lively discussions that followed presentations focused on the Descriptors of 'Good Environmental Status' as mandated by the EU 'Marine Strategy'.

The 'status of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas' was presented by Chloë Webster, 'Connectivity in the marine world and in the context of MPAs' by Serge Planes, 'Pristine vs. non-pristine areas in the Mediterranean' by Enrique Macpherson, 'Temperature rises in the Mediterranean Sea its impacts' by Simonetta Fraschetti, and 'A review of

the experience on the impacts of energy from sea (offshore wind, wave, current) on the marine and coastal environment' by Takvor Soukissian.

It was followed by a full day workshop on 'habitat mapping'.


The MedPAN network regional experience-sharing workshop and general Assembly

The MedPAN network regional experience-sharing workshop and general Assembly of the MedPAN organisation, 25-28 November 2014, Tirana, Albania

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CoCoNet Summer School 2014, Rabat, Morocco - AGENDA

CoCoNet Summer School 2014 will be held in Rabat, Morocco this year. It is going to start at 8th of September. Please click the link below to see 'Aims & Objectives', 'Agenda' and other details.


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