On April 5, 2019 the ECOPOTENTIAL scientists Francesca Santoro (UNESCO) and Ghada el Serafy (Deltares) chaired the workshop: “Protecting & Promoting coastal & marine life: Practicalities for Marine Protected Areas & Stewardship” in the framework of the in EuroMAB2019conference,discussing the role of science in supporting sound marine and coastal management.
EuroMAB 2019 is a biennial four-day conference for stakeholders from 302 UNESCO Man and Biosphere reserves in 36 countries across Europe and North America. This year conference has been hosted at the Dublin Bay Biosphere. Participants met and discussed collective approaches to managing the interactions between nature and people to support the conservation and celebration of natural and cultural heritage, and ultimately to test innovative solutions to promote sustainable development. More information about the conference and the programme here: http://euromabdublin2019.ie/