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                           Workgroup members

                          This guide is a product of the expert workgroup discussions on climate change impacts and a monitoring
                          assessment conveyed by IUCN-Med and RAC/SPA. We are grateful to all of them for their advice and

                         Aybars Altiparmak, Turkish Ministry of Forest and Water Affairs, Turkey
                         Marilena Aplikioti, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and the Environment, Cyprus
                         Sami Ben Haj, Cabinet Thétis, Tunisia
                         Jose Carlos García Gómez, University of Sevilla, Spain
                         José Antonio García Charton, University of Murcia, Spain
                          Bella S. Galil, National Institute of Oceanography Israel Oceanographic & Limnological Research, Israel
                          Mª del Carmen García Martínez, Instituto Español de Oceanografía, Spain
                          Giuseppe di Carlo, WWF Mediterranean Programme Office, Italy
                          Joaquim Garrabou, Institut de Ciències del Mar, Spain
                          Dan Laffoley, IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas
                           Christophe Lejeusne, Estación Biológica de Doñana-CSIC, Spain
                           Piero Lionello, University of Salento, Italy
                           Melina Marcou, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, Cyprus
                           Paula Moschella, CIESM
                            Petra Rodic Baranovic, State Institute for Nature Protection, Croatia
                            Maria Salomidi, Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Greece
                            Nadia Suda Lanzon, Malta Environment and Planning Authority, Malta
                            Leonardo Tunesi, ISPRA, Italy
                             Robert Turk, Institute of the Republic of Slovenia for Nature Conservation, Slovenia
                             Manuel Vargas, Instituto Español de Oceanografía, Spain
                             Marcello Vichi, Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change, Italy

                             We also thank Diego Kersting (Marine Reserve of Columbretes Islands), Dimitriadis Charalampos
                             (National Marine Park of Zakynthos), Mark Walton (University of Wales, UK), Boris Weitzmann (Medes
                             Islands MPA), Elena Diaz-Almela (Life Posidonia Project Andalucia) and Jose Carlos García Gómez
                             (University of Sevilla) for their contributing materials and discussion. A special acknowledgement is
                             extended to Dan Laffloley (IUCN-WCPA), Alain Jeudy (IUCN-Med), Jose Antonio Charton (University
                             of Murcia), Sami Ben Haj (Thétis, Tunisia), Paula Moschella (CIESM) and the Marine Reserves of
                             Spain for their time and support for this work. Gratitude also to Sonsoles San Roman who helped
                             pull this guide together in its final phase.

                             The MPAs of Miramare and Tavolara (Italy), Zakynthos (Greece), Port-Cros and Cap d’Agde
                             posidonies natura 2000 site (France), Cap de Creus and the MPAs from Eastern Andalucian region
                             (Spain) with their respective management organizations and agencies, also helped bring this guide
                             to life by providing local examples of current work, findings and ideas.

                            The MedPAN Association and WWF-France (leader of the MedPAN North Project) deserve our
                            special gratitude for their support.
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