Technical Workshop Marseille | 6th-8th November 2023
A fruitful Workshop took place on 6th, 7th and 8th of November 2023 in Marseille (France) on blue carbon topic
The Office français de la biodiversité, WWF, SPA RAC , IUCN, BlueSeeds, LifeMarha as organizers created a space to explore bluecarbon financing mechanisms specifically tailored to the protection and restoration of Mediterranean seagrass meadows.
By bringing together a diverse range of perspectives, we aim to foster collaborative discussions, share knowledge, and identify effective strategies to address the challenges faced by this fragile ecosystem.
The workshop “Exploring Blue Carbon Financing Mechanisms to Protect Mediterranean Seagrass” gathered around the same table during 3 days a diverse array of agents such as scientists from the University of Corsica Pasquale Paoli, HCMR Hellenic Centre for Marine Research – HCMR, Superior Institute Biotechnology Of Sidi Thabet, authorities from Balearic Island Govern de les Illes Balears y Junta de Andalucía and #DGEC – Direction générale de l’énergie et du climat, Marine Protected Areas managers from Parc naturel régional de Corse – Parcu di Corsica, Parc Marin de la Côte Bleue and Parc national des Calanques, international experts from Conservation International, The MedFund, MedPAN-network, Udruga za prirodu, okoliš i održivi razvoj Sunce and Climate Consultancy such as EcoAct, private companies Iberostar, and environnemental consultant Whitesand Solutions.