Parrots at public parks and gulls flying landfills. Those are examples of some birds that have found the ideal place to live in our cities. We are increasingly demanding to create urban infrastructures and offer better services to citizens, but we are indirectly creating a new ecosystem for urban birds.
The digital magazine Revolve Water makes a description of the physical, environmental and socio-economic characteristics of the four river basins an gives an overview of the work done so far in the BeWater project on developing an adaptation plan for the four basins. Discover here the work in la Tordera, Catalunya, the Vipava, Slovenia, the Rmel, in Tunisia and the Pedieos in Cyprus.
Mediterranean forests provide local communities with a diverse range of products such as wood, fodder for livestock and plants and game, all of which contribute to food security and help to alleviate poverty in rural regions. However, these forests will be one of the most affected ecosystems in the near future as temperatures increase and rains decrease. In order to avoid the Mediterranean region turning into a desert, expert forest management is required.