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The Euro-Mediterranean  Clearing House
for the Environment

An Internet Portal to navigate the
Mediterranean "Sea" of Information on the Environment

This Clearing House Portal is an open access, web based information system designed to facilitate access and  exchange of environmental information in the Mediterranean region. It collects, organizes and provides brief descriptions of information available in various other web sites, portals and online databases through consistent metadata.

The information in the Clearing House is collected and published through joint efforts of a network of environmental actors of the region including regional environmental projects and organisations, Ministries of Environment and affiliated agencies, universities etc.  


The Clearing House provides shortcuts to information on a wider range of environmental topics, yet it has particular focus is on: 

        integrated waste management     
        integrated water management
        combating desertification  
        integrated coastal zone management
        hot spots (industrial and biodiversity) 
        cleaner production 
        climate change    

For more information see:

Page last updated: 14/01/2009