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Objective

MMMPA (Monitorning Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas)
Training network to improve the monitorning of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas.

Targeted Species & Habitats

MMMPA (Monitorning Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas)

About this project

MMMPA (Monitorning Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas)
MMMPA aims to train the next generation of MPA scientists and managers, gearing them with a flexible set of skills essential within a wide range of professional environments, including public administration, local authorities, industry and academia. They will focus on the most important aspects that need adequate conservation. In particular, researchers will gain the experience to: identify protected species; monitor their distribution and health state; follow adequate experimental designs; develop fishery management at the local level; develop management guidelines; and engage with stakeholders and the society at large. These experiences will stem from a highly interdisciplinary network, including experts in taxonomy, ecology, biology conservation, bio-cartography, and socio-economy. Furthermore, they will be trained in a range of soft skills including science communication/outreach, as it is essential at the delicate interface between science, the management of natural assets and the public at large.

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Fanad Head

Ireland County Donegal Fanad Peninsula Fanad Head

Arranmore Island

Ireland County Donegal Gaeltacht and Donegal Islands Arranmore Island

Garraf Natural Park

Spain Catalonia Costa Barcelona Garraf Natural Park

Farol da Guia

Portugal Lisbon region Cascais Farol da Guia

Rovinj

Croatia Istria Rovinj

Ponta da Passagem

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra Ponta da Passagem

The Glens of Antrim

UK Northern Ireland Causeway Coast & Glens The Glens of Antrim

Basque Country

Spain Basque Country

Pedra da Âncora

Portugal Algarve Portimao Pedra da Âncora

Causeway Coast & Glens

UK Northern Ireland Causeway Coast & Glens

El Montgrí, Illes Medes i Baix Ter Natural Park

Spain Catalonia Costa Brava El Montgrí, Illes Medes i Baix Ter Natural Park

Tenerife

Spain Canary Islands Tenerife

Jardim dos Nudibrânquios

Portugal Algarve Portimao Jardim dos Nudibrânquios

Fuerteventura

Spain Canary Islands Fuerteventura

Umag & Novigrad

Croatia Istria Umag & Novigrad

South Wales

UK Wales South Wales

Tarifa

Spain Andalusia Cadiz Tarifa

Lough Swilly

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen Lough Swilly

Costa Daurada

Spain Catalonia Costa Daurada

Lobeira Islands

Spain Galicia Costa da Morte Lobeira Islands

Dragonera Island

Spain Balearic Islands Majorca Dragonera Island

Brijuni National Park

Croatia Istria Brijuni National Park

Causeway Coast

UK Northern Ireland Causeway Coast & Glens Causeway Coast

La Palma

Spain Canary Islands La Palma

Pedras de Portimao

Portugal Algarve Portimao Pedras de Portimao

Costa Barcelona

Spain Catalonia Costa Barcelona

Porth Rock Reef

UK Cornwall North coast Newquay Porth Rock Reef

Parque das Gorgonias

Portugal Algarve Portimao Parque das Gorgonias

Baia da Armacao

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra Baia da Armacao

Central Wales

UK Wales Central Wales

Talland Bay

UK Cornwall South East Cornwall Talland Bay

Praia da Duquesa

Portugal Lisbon region Cascais Praia da Duquesa

Illa de Salvora

Spain Galicia Rias Baixas Ria de Arousa Illa de Salvora

Manacles Reef

UK Cornwall Falmouth Area Manacles Reef

Portnablagh Beach

Ireland County Donegal Fanad Peninsula Portnablagh Beach

Pula & Medulin

Croatia Istria Pula & Medulin

Forte da Baralha

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra Forte da Baralha

Vrsar & Vuntana

Croatia Istria Vrsar & Vuntana

Barcelona

Spain Catalonia Costa Barcelona Barcelona

Cornwall

UK Cornwall

Pedra do Meio

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra Pedra do Meio

County Donegal

Ireland County Donegal

North Inishowen

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen North Inishowen

Malin Head

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen Malin Head

Gemeos Grandes

Portugal Algarve Portimao Gemeos Grandes

Las Raras

Spain Galicia Costa da Morte Las Raras

Newquay

UK Cornwall North coast Newquay

Teelin

Ireland County Donegal Donegal Bay Teelin

Lisbon region

Portugal Lisbon region

Malin Beg

Ireland County Donegal Donegal Bay Malin Beg

El Palmar

Spain Andalusia Cadiz El Palmar

Jardim das Gorgonias

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra Jardim das Gorgonias

Tory Island

Ireland County Donegal Gaeltacht and Donegal Islands Tory Island

Falmouth Area

UK Cornwall Falmouth Area

Bota de Fora

Portugal Algarve Portimao Bota de Fora

SS Hildebrand

Portugal Lisbon region Cascais SS Hildebrand

Gran Canaria

Spain Canary Islands Gran Canaria

North Wales

UK Wales North Wales

Illa de Rua

Spain Galicia Rias Baixas Ria de Arousa Illa de Rua

Catalonia

Spain Catalonia

Inishowen

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen

Cabo Raso

Portugal Lisbon region Cascais Cabo Raso

HMS Scylla

UK Cornwall South East Cornwall HMS Scylla

Pedra da Nau

Portugal Lisbon region Cascais Pedra da Nau

La Gomera

Spain Canary Islands La Gomera

Illa de Ons

Spain Galicia Rias Baixas Ria de Arousa Illa de Ons

The Quies

UK Cornwall North coast Newquay The Quies

Porto Santo

Portugal Madeira Islands Porto Santo

Blasket Islands

Ireland County Kerry Blasket Islands

Pednathise Head

UK Cornwall Isles of Scilly Pednathise Head

Aries Shipwreck

Spain Galicia Rias Baixas Ria de Arousa Aries Shipwreck

Punta Socastro

Spain Galicia Mariña Lucense Punta Socastro

Svealand

Sweden Svealand

Grianan of Aileach

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen Grianan of Aileach

Costa Brava

Spain Catalonia Costa Brava

Delta del Llobregat Natural Park

Spain Catalonia Costa Barcelona Delta del Llobregat Natural Park

Delta de l'Ebre Natural Park

Spain Catalonia Terres de l'Ebre Delta de l'Ebre Natural Park

Spiros

Portugal Algarve Portimao Spiros

Norrland

Sweden Norrland

Illas Sisargas

Spain Galicia Costa da Morte Illas Sisargas

Jardim do Vau

Portugal Algarve Portimao Jardim do Vau

Lanzarote

Spain Canary Islands Lanzarote

Labin & Rabac

Croatia Istria Labin & Rabac

El Hierro

Spain Canary Islands El Hierro

Ponta de Rana

Portugal Lisbon region Cascais Ponta de Rana

Algarve

Portugal Algarve

Torre de Hercules - Punta Herminia

Spain Galicia Costa da Morte Torre de Hercules - Punta Herminia

Ballycastle and Rathlin

UK Northern Ireland Causeway Coast & Glens Ballycastle and Rathlin

County Sligo

Ireland County Sligo

Inishtrahull Island

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen Inishtrahull Island

Portnoo

Ireland County Donegal Donegal Bay Portnoo

Highlands

UK Scotland Highlands

The Volnay

UK Cornwall Falmouth Area The Volnay

Porec

Croatia Istria Porec

Portofino

Italy Liguria Genoa Portofino

Istria

Croatia Istria

El Cabron

Spain Canary Islands Gran Canaria El Cabron

Illa Coelleira

Spain Galicia Mariña Lucense Illa Coelleira

Hatt Rock

UK Cornwall South East Cornwall Hatt Rock

West Wales

UK Wales West Wales

Aiguamolls de l'Empordà

Spain Catalonia Costa Brava Aiguamolls de l'Empordà

Cinque Terre

Italy Liguria Genoa Cinque Terre

Pedra do Leao

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra Pedra do Leao

Gemeos Pequenos

Portugal Algarve Portimao Gemeos Pequenos

Mulroy Bay

Ireland County Donegal Fanad Peninsula Mulroy Bay

Hemptons Turbot Bank

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen Hemptons Turbot Bank

The Syracusa

UK Cornwall North coast Newquay The Syracusa

Gobbins and Larne

UK Northern Ireland Causeway Coast & Glens Gobbins and Larne

Cape Kamenjak

Croatia Istria Cape Kamenjak

Owey Island

Ireland County Donegal Gaeltacht and Donegal Islands Owey Island

Cap de Creus

Spain Catalonia Costa Brava Cap de Creus

Sliabh Liag

Ireland County Donegal Gaeltacht and Donegal Islands Sliabh Liag

River Gurara - Popa

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra River Gurara - Popa

Castle Beach and Silversteps

UK Cornwall Falmouth Area Castle Beach and Silversteps

St John's Point

Ireland County Donegal Donegal Bay St John's Point

Trawbreaga Bay

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen Trawbreaga Bay

Cita Wreckage

UK Cornwall Isles of Scilly Cita Wreckage

Liguria

Italy Liguria

Underwater Canyons of Maresme

Spain Catalonia Costa Barcelona Underwater Canyons of Maresme

Gilstone Reef

UK Cornwall Isles of Scilly Gilstone Reef

Madeira

Portugal Madeira Islands Madeira

Kornati National Park

Croatia Sibenik-Knin Kornati National Park

Götaland

Sweden Götaland

Tixoso

Spain Galicia Mariña Lucense Tixoso

Tossa de Mar

Spain Catalonia Costa Brava Tossa de Mar

Pedra do Mariano

Portugal Algarve Portimao Pedra do Mariano

Skye and Lochalsh

UK Scotland Highlands Skye and Lochalsh

Krka National Park

Croatia Sibenik-Knin Krka National Park

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