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Conclusion from the BEF 2020: A blue Solidarity Economy for a Sustainable Mediterrannean region

On the 1st of December, the 2020 Edition of the Blue Eco Forum was held on-line, co-organized by eco-union and IesMed . This year’s edition was focused on the Blue Solidarity Economy (BSE), a new concept and field of action that merges the opportunities of the Sustainable Blue Economy with the benefits of the Social and Solidarity Economy. Based on…
eco-union
4 December, 2020
Governance and PoliciesPress releaseUncategorized

ECODES and Eco-union support the European call for a renaissance of rail transport

Promoting the railway to achieve the climate objectives and to structure the territory!   The European Green Deal aims to reduce transport emissions by 90% by 2050. This objective requires shifting a considerable part of air and road transport to the railways, which are currently the cleanest means of passenger transport. 47% of passengers travelling from EU airports travel to…
eco-union
21 September, 2020
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Greening the Blue Tourism: the necessary transition towards sustainable Coastal and Maritime tourism

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…
eco-union
19 June, 2019
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Environmental Emergency: Global biodiversity assessment reveals 1 million species risk extinction 

Humanity faces a global environmental emergency – that’s the stark warning issued today by the world’s top nature scientists and representatives from 132 governments as they publish the damning results of a three-year assessment into the health of our planet’s ecosystems. The report reveals the alarming extent of global biodiversity breakdown with up to one million species set to disappear…
eco-union
10 May, 2019
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Blue Tourism Forum, 20 June 2019, Paris

On June 20th, eco-union association, IDDRI and FFEM/AFD are organizing the first Blue Tourism Forum at AFD's offices in Paris. During the day, one conference and three round-table discussions will be organized to present the conclusions of the report Blue Tourism: towards a sustainable coastal and maritime tourism in regional seas and to present recommendations and experiences on the sustainability…
eco-union
2 May, 2019
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Sustainable Tourism in the Mediterranean: State of Play and Strategic Directions

This report has been made by Plan Bleu and counted with contribution of Jeremy Fosse, president of eco-union, as one of the main authors of the study. Over time the Mediterranean region has developed a unique blend of tourism activities associated with sea, health, sports, nature, business, as well as cruise and culture, offering consistent employment (11% of total employment) and economic growth (11%…
eco-union
10 July, 2017