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  • SPA/RAC organised a workshop on the complementarities between MPAs and fisheries spatial measures for area-based management, in the framework of the FAO-GFCM Forum on fisheries science, held in Rome, Italy, from 10-14 December 2018

  • A first training workshop for national experts was organized within the GEF Adriatic Project to launch the implementation process of the monitoring and assessment programme in Montenegro and Albania

  • During the 10th International Aquarium Congress in Fukushima, Japan, 5-10 November 2018, Dr Flegra Bentivigna presented the Mediterranean Action Plan for the conservation of marine turtles, adopted within the Barcelona Convention

  • The updated list of endangered or threatened species found in the Mediterranean entered into force in September 2018. It now includes 10 additional bird species classified as endangered or threatened. This list is established under the Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity Protocol (SPA/BD Protocol) of the Barcelona Convention.

    Balearic (above) and Yelkouan Shearwater (below)