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Joint letter to the Greek Prime Minister for urgent cease of seismic surveys that pose a threat to marine species
JOINT PRESS RELEASE Joint letter to the Greek Prime Minister from environmental organizations, scientific experts, and representatives of the local community of the Ionian for...
Inscription of the Traditional Fishery of Mesolonghi at the National Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage
The team of MedINA coordinated the inscription initiative, along with the Messolonghi - Akarnanian Mountains Lagoon Management Organization, collaborated with the Department of Animal Production, Fishery and Aquaculture of the University of Patras and a scientific team for the inscription and conservation of the traditional art of fishing, an activity that has been practiced for centuries in the wider area.
Season’s Greetings and a short review of MedINA’s activities in 2021
2021 was the year where the shock of the pandemic subsided, and we began adjusting to a new reality. It was also the year when it rained for the first time ever known in Greenland’s ice sheet, ever more intense heatwaves were experienced across the globe and wildfires ravaged forests and livelihoods from Canada to Greece.
Nature restoration is crucial for a successful EU Green Deal
On 14 December, over 150 environmental NGOs from across Europe sent a letter to the European Commission Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans and the Environment Commissioner Viginijus Sinkevičius raising concerns about the overall ambition of the EU Nature Restoration Law, which is in the final stages of preparation by the European Commission.
Comments on the Interventions of the Strategic Plan for the CAP 2023-2027
Following the comments submitted on the interim text of the Consultation on the Strategic Plan for a Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) 2023-2027, the Mediterranean Institute...
MedINA’s article on farming practices and biodiversity published in Journal of Environmental Management
We are pleased to announce that our newest article “Farming practices and biodiversity: Evidence from a Mediterranean semi-extensive system on the island of Lemnos (North...
MedINA at the Training workshop on Climate change with AMNC
MedINA is participating at the “Training workshop on Climate change, Nature based solutions, CO2 & soil practices (Onsite)” , which is taking place on 22 – 24...
Aoos/Vjosa National Park Now – Global Tour
23 actions, 13 countries, 8 months, 3 continents, 1 clear message: Vjosa National Park Now!
Acorn planting with Terra Lemnia
Terra Lemnia project organised an educational activity on the 12th of November, when 22 high school students of the Department of Agriculture of Moudros Vocational...