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20
Sep
Imatge
The 19th Newsletter of the World Network of Island and Coastal BR has been issued by the Jeju Secretariat to keep us informed on the recent news from our members. This issue gathers the latest news, experiences and best practices arising from island and coastal BR from the five continents.
 

20
Sep
Imatge
The fifth edition of the Zero Plastic News bulletin offers updates on efforts underway in Lanzarote, Mariñas Coruñesas, Isle of Man, Karst and Reka River Basin, Iroise Islands, Menorca, and Jeju Island; all Biosphere Reserves working for a world without plastic pollution.

29
Jul
Imatge
The past 8-9 July the 2021 Jeju Plus International Environment Forum took place in Jeju in the form of a “webinar” including both on-site participation and video conferencing. Five island biosphere reserves of our Network presented their experiences facing plastic pollution.

10
Mar
Imatge
Today is the launch of the open science platform MICRO: plastic pollution from MACRO to nano; along with the publication of the conference proceedings from the most recent edition of the MICRO conference on plastic pollution, MICRO 2020. Every two years, the international MICRO conference brings together the scientific community, under the patronage of UNESCO.
 

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.
 


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