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Celebration of the Blue Eco Forum 2019: towards sustainable coastal and maritime tourism in the Mediterranean

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The Blue Eco Forum 2019, organised by eco-union within the framework of the Blue Tourism project, took place last Thursday 14 November at the Poblenou Campus of the Pompeu Fabra University. The conference was attended by about twenty participants from different organizations, such as Barcelona City Council, Seastainable Ventures, Hidria, Submon and Arco Latino, among others. The central theme was…

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Greening the Blue Tourism: the necessary transition towards sustainable Coastal and Maritime tourism

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A new report, to be presented at the Blue Tourism Forum taking place in Paris the 20th of June, highlights the need for better monitoring, cooperation and governance schemes between the tourism industry, governments and local communities, to drastically reduce the impact of coastal and maritime tourism on natural environment, in particular on ocean, air, land and water resources, while…

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The Blue eco forum 2018 reflects on the sustainability of coastal-maritime tourism

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  State and Autonomous Communities institutional representatives, together with experts from different disciplines discuss the role of Maritime Spatial Planning and Integrated Coastal Management as tools for tourism sustainability governance. They highlight the importance of integrating coastal-maritime planning and introducing ecosystem carrying capacity to manage recreational uses of the sea and maritime tourism transport. Barcelona, 16th November 2018 – The…

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BARCELONA COMMITMENT Urgent call for preventing and reducing Marine Litter in the Mediterranean Basin

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BARCELONA COMMITMENT Urgent call for preventing and reducing Marine Litter in the Mediterranean Basin coordinated by Surfrider Foundation Europe, Fundació ENT, eco-union Marine litter As globally recognized, marine litter is a complex and multi-dimensional issue with significant implications at all levels: global, regional, national and local. In the Mediterranean basin, this issue is more challenging due to its geographical and...
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