Expand a network of marine protected areas and involve local people, including fishermen, in managing them.
Create the Pelagos Sanctuary for cetaceans which covers 4% of the Mediterranean basin.
Reform EU fisheries policy so that it supports sustainable fishing.
Win better protection for bluefin tuna, the world’s most valuable fish.
Create hundreds of thousands of hectares of new protected areas including important forests, wetlands and coastal habitats.
Build the market for sustainably produced cork to protect the Mediterranean’s unique cork oak landscapes.
Promote responsible forest management and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification.
Stop several destructive hydropower projects and propose alternatives with a lower environmental impact.
Strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations throughout the region.
Enable local people to benefit from sustainably managing their natural resources like fish and forests.
Influence government environmental policy in several countries.
Mobilize millions of euros for conservation through partnerships with development agencies and foundations.
Improve environmental practices in a number of sectors through our engagement with businesses.
Raise public awareness on issues such as sustainable seafood, energy and climate change, endangered wildlife and responsible forestry.