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20
Jan
Imatge

Download here our last issue of the Network’s Newsletter (January 2021) and stay informed on what’s new on our network activities and on our partner’s most relevant projects. In this issue we share experiences from Isle of Man, Gouritz Cluster, Commander Islands, Sahalamaza, North Devon, La Palma, Fitzgerald, Iroise, North Vidzeme, Mariñas Coruñesas, Jeju, Menorca, Palawan and the Zero Plastic Working Group. The resolution of the call «Mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in island and coastal BR» is also announced here.


14
Jan
Imatge
In order to foster island and coastal biosphere reserves as sites applying innovative solutions in response to the pandemic, the World Network of Island and Coastal Biosphere Reserves (WNICBR) launched a call for projects aimed at mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on these territories. Four projects have been selected, to be implemented by the end of 2021.
 

10
Dec
Imatge
In the Zero Plastic News #4 bulletin you will learn interesting initiatives taking place in Commander Islands, Jeju Island, Isle of Man, Karst and Reka River Basin, and Mariñas Coruñesas, all Biosphere Reserves involved in the fight against plastic pollution. Moreover, a new interview section is presented, this time sharing responses from two researchers involved with Marine Sciences For Society in the study of plastic pollution.
 

17
Nov
Imatge
Under the patronage of UNESCO, the third edition of the international conference on plastic pollution from macroplastics to nanoplastics, MICRO 2020 : Knowledge and responsibilities , will be held from the 23–27 of November, 2020. As in previous years, the island of Lanzarote will host this event, however this year’s conference will be predominantly online: https://micro2020.sciencesconf.org

30
Sep
Imatge

The World Network of Island and Coastal Biosphere Reserves, through its secretariats in Menorca (Spain) and Jeju Island (Republic of Korea) and UNESCO's MAB Programme, invites biosphere reserves located in islands and coastal areas to submit projects aimed at mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their territories. Update: the resolution of the call has been delayed, stay tuned!


09
Sep
Imatge

Under the theme "Mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Reserves of Biosphere in Islands and Coastal Areas", the first virtual meeting of Network’s members was held on the 16th-17th of September, aimed at monitoring the current situation of the Network and communicate the initiatives underway and the last updates.
 


17
Jul
17th Newsletter
The 17th Newsletter of our Network has been issued in July. Immersed in this unprecedented situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, our biosphere reserve partners are keeping efforts to find pathways for sustainable solutions facing the environmental global crisis.

29
Jun
Workshop
UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme organizes a International Workshop on "Load-Capacity Model for Sustainable Management" developed by the Urban Plans and Projects Programme of the Pontificia Universidad Católica (Chile), which will be held virtually on 7-8 July 2020.

26
Jun
Imatge

UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme hosts a webinar series for representatives of the World Network of Biosphere Reserve, in response to the COVID19 crisis that hit the entire planet since the beginning of March 2020.


13
Mar
Imatge
Over the past months the World Islands and Coastal Biosphere Reserve Network (WNICBR) has incorporated five new biosphere reserve territories from Australia, USA, Vietnam, Canada and Colombia. With these new members, the network continues to grow and there are already 65 formally adhered BRs.
 

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