In the image we can see all the participants to the workshoop

WORKSHOP: EXPLORING BLUE CARBON FINANCING MECHANISM TO PROTECT MEDITERRANEAN SEAGRASS: THE CASE OF POSIDONIA OCEANICA

A fruitful workshop took place this week in 📍 Marseille (France) on #bluecarbon 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 #Greece, Superior Institute Biotechnology Of Sidi Thabet, authorities from #BalearicIsland Govern de les Illes Balears y Junta de Andalucía and #DGEC – #Direction générale de l’énergie et du climat #France, 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. ⁣

Frédéric Villers shared with all the experts the Mediterranean Posidonia Network roadmap to advancing the journey toward the 100% protection of #Posidonia by 2030 ! ✔⁣