Mission reports

Note Naturaliste – Les oiseaux nicheurs sur le s îles et îlots de l’archipel de Jerba

ABSTRACT : The interest of Jerba archipelago (south-eastern Tunisia) for wintering and passing birds is wel known. Nevertheless, the data regarding reproduction have been collected. During this mission, led from April 07th to 10th, 31 bird species have been observed, notably species nesting regularly on these islands such as yellow-legged gull, slender-billed gull, Kentish plover. …

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Mission de terrain sur les îles et îlots du nord-est de l’archipel des Kerkennah

ABSTRACT : Following a meeting of geographical contributors to the Encyclopedic Atlas of Small Islands of Western Mediterranean project (Monastir/Tunisia ; March 25th and 26th 2014), the Conservatoire du littoral (french coastal protection agency) and the tunisian Coastal Protection and Planning Agency have organized, in the framework of PIM Initiative, a field mission on the …

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Non-native species in the Mediterranean

Abstract :Invasive species are threatening the biodiversity of the marine ecosystems! There are a lot of newspaper articles about the presence of non-native species in the Mediterranean. But what is really happening ?What are these non-native species? How can we distinguish the various kinds of species? How do these species manage to penetrate into the …

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