New Mediterranean forest heroes to be announced

New Mediterranean forest heroes to be announced

As part of the ERDF funded ENBIC2LAB project to develop an Environmental and Biodiversity Climate Change Lab through the integration of databases and services related to water, soil, air, fauna and flora, a validation hackathon led by ETC-UMA in July ...
The ETC-UMA strenghtens its collaboration in biodiversity conservation in Madagascar

The ETC-UMA strenghtens its collaboration in biodiversity conservation in Madagascar

In the framework of the current scientific and education cooperation agreement between the University of Malaga and Madagascar National Parks, researchers from both institutions have joined contributors from the University of Antananarive and the Wildlife Conservation Society to produce a ...
The ETC-UMA leads a global study on the ecological effectiveness of protected areas

The ETC-UMA leads a global study on the ecological effectiveness of protected areas

Researchers from the ETC-UMA and the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) have led a study on the effectiveness of existing protected areas at conserving the diversity of genes, species and ecosystems on land and at sea. The publication synthetises the main ...
Mediterranean wetlands – their current state and ways to improve their conservation

Mediterranean wetlands – their current state and ways to improve their conservation

The recent report entitled “Mapping and assessment of the state of wetland ecosystems: a Mediterranean perspective” led by ETC-UMA, in the frame of the Mediterranean Biodiversity Protection Community initiative co-funded by the EU Interreg Mediterranean programme, is the result of ...
El nuevo Instituto Universitario Hábitat, Territorio y Digitalización de Málaga (iHTD) abre sus puertas al Liceo Francés Internacional

El nuevo Instituto Universitario Hábitat, Territorio y Digitalización de Málaga (iHTD) abre sus puertas al Liceo Francés Internacional

Hoy martes 28 de junio de 9:30 a 13:00 hrs un equipo del recién creado iHTD formado por el  European Topic Centre on Spatial Analysis and Synthesis (ETC-UMA), el Laboratorio de Geomorfología y Suelos, y el grupo de investigación Hábitat, ...
A new cooperation era for Mediterranean forests supported by technology

A new cooperation era for Mediterranean forests supported by technology

More than 120 Mediterranean representatives are participating in the thematic session on  “The use of new technologies and open data to better support restoration and sustainable management of forests” on Monday 21 March 2022 – 11:00am – 12:30pm (GMT+3) in ...
Marking wetlands and water

Marking wetlands and water

Like in the case of human bodies where 60% is water, our planet’s surface is alike with 71% water serving the rest of biodiversity living on it, us included. On 2 February 2022, International Wetlands Day, ETC-UMA wants to share ...
ETC-UMA Director supports the creation of a Nature Park in Sierra de Mijas-Alpujata in Malaga

ETC-UMA Director supports the creation of a Nature Park in Sierra de Mijas-Alpujata in Malaga

On 12 January 2022, the ETC-UMA Director, Dr. Dania Abdul Malak, signed the petition by the Citizen's Movement for the Nature Park of Sierra de Mijas-Alpujata collecting support for the designation of over 29,000 has of mid-mountain natural and semi-natural ...
Best wishes to all from ETC-UMA

Best wishes to all from ETC-UMA

Our offices will be closed for holidays from December 24th to January 6th, but on the 7th we will be back to work again for a more sustainable world ...
ETC-UMA spreads cooperation within and across boundaries

ETC-UMA spreads cooperation within and across boundaries

The past months have witnessed a very active agenda for the European Topic Centre on Spatial Analysis and Synthesis (ETC-UMA) to assist in the coordination of international efforts towards transboundary conservation and more effective protection of the Mediterranean biodiversity and ...