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  • NEWS How to engage citizens in the detection of tropical invaders: two new articles published. http://mpa-engage.interreg-med.eu

    Thanks to the information gathered through the Facebook group Oddfish and the website seawatchers.net , the occurrence of two tropical invaders was documented: the mottled spinefoot Siganus fuscescens recorded for the first time in the Mediterranean Sea and the silver-cheeked toadfish Lagocephalus sceleratus , an Indo-Pacific pest at the gates of the Atlantic...

  • NEWS Invasion risks in Mediterranean MPAs under climate change scenarios: a new article published. http://mpa-engage.interreg-med.eu

    Mediterranean marine protected areas (MPAs), designed to achieve long-term nature conservation, are progressively conquered by invasive species of tropical origin, posing novel challenges for managers and policymakers of the 21st century. In this study, we assessed the vulnerability of 142 coastal Mediterranean MPAs to nine of the most invasive fishes under current and future...

  • NEWS Discover how to face Climate change in Marine Protected Areas: MPA-Engage webinars NOW available. http://mpa-engage.interreg-med.eu

    Our MPA-Engage team has now assembled all the information related to the 1st Webinars series. Find out to develop an adaptation action plan for Mediterranean MPAs! Do you want to know more?

  • NEWS Citizen Science in Tavolara http://mpa-engage.interreg-med.eu

    Due to Climate Change, several Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are already facing major biodiversity and functional alterations whereas others will likely face them in the next few decades. Among the various initiatives to counteract this rapid transformation, the engagement of citizen scientists can be a valuable strategy that help Marine Protected Areas...

  • NEWS 4Pictures 4Mediterranean http://mpa-engage.interreg-med.eu

    The time has come to show off those awesome photos you took in the Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) of the Mediterranean. Join our first photo contest, be inspired by the Mediterranean beauty, culture, nature and history, and win awesome prizes! The winners for each MPA will participate to a second-round contest among the best pictures took in different Mediterranean...

  • NEWS Citizen Science in Portofino MPA http://mpa-engage.interreg-med.eu

    Second phase of the activities of MPA Engage project to Engage Citizen Science in the Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas. From September 8th to 11th MPA Engage project will be in the Portofino MPA to support the next field test of Citizen Science strategies that make Diving Centres interact with MPAs in the Mediterranean. Researchers and MPA managers...