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Restoring our marine environment to tackle climate change

2021, December 21 @ 11:00 - 13:00


Our oceans and seas play an indispensable role in climate change mitigation and adaptation. However, deterioration of the marine and coastal environment is reducing its capacity to do so.

A promising way to improve this capacity is by implementing measures that restore the natural capacity of the environment to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Restoring our marine environment and improving its biodiversity is imperative if we want to maintain all the ecosystem services it has to offer.

In this webinar, we will look at nature restoration projects in two Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas. We will discover how different environmental factors are inventoried and how natural conditions are restored across the Mediterranean. The webinar will address the challenges and solutions of using nature restoration for climate change mitigation and adaptation.


Welcome and introduction
Isa Vroom – Policy Assistant at EUROPARC Federation.
LIFE ADAPTABLUES project: Adaptation to climate change through management and restoration of European estuarine ecosystems
By Inés Mazarrasa – Researcher at the Environmental Hydraulics Insititute, IHCantabria, of the Universidad de Cantabria (Spain).

ROC-POPLife and ReLife
By Lorenzo Merotto – Marine Biologist and technical scientist at Marine Protected Area Portofino (Italy)

Lets talk about it!

All participants will have a chance to ask questions to the speakers


2021, December 21
11:00 - 13:00


On-line event