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    Breaking Barriers, Building a Sustainable Marine Future
Advocacy Journalism

Advocacy Journalism

  • 3/28/2018 10:22:00 PM
Project Title:Advocacy JournalismProject Duration:2017 - 2019Sponsor : Heinrich Böll Stiftung (HBS)Project Overview: The advocacy journalism concept was initiated in Jordan as a tool to aid informing communities about environmental issues, and compel decision makers to act.Project Summary:The project seeks to encourage press coverage of environmental issues. The project is providing capacity building to journalists and students to increase their understanding of the environment, the importa...
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Reef Check

Reef Check

  • 3/28/2018 1:04:00 PM
Project Title:Reef CheckProject Duration:2014Project Objectives: The Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan (JREDS) hosted a Reef Check EcoDiver Training in Aqaba, aiming to raise awareness and knowledge about coral reefs and to build up a team of qualified divers for further reef monitoring activities at the Jordanian Red Sea coast. Several organization have benefited from this training, including JREDS, the Aqaba Marine Park, the Marine Science Station, the Royal Jordan Naval Force, the A...
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Knowledge Center and Shell Museum

Knowledge Center and Shell Museum

  • 3/28/2018 1:01:00 PM
Project Title:Environmental Knowledge Center and the Shell MuseumProject Duration:OngoingProject Objectives: Two centers were established at the Marine Park in the southern part of Aqaba to raise awareness and understanding of the marine environment, threats to ecosystems, biodiversity and habitats and to demonstrate solutions through interactive tools that allow visitors of all ages to be engaged in understanding the bio living component of the Gulf of Aqaba. The shells, which were collected fr...
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Clean Up the World

Clean Up the World

  • 3/28/2018 12:56:00 PM
Project Title:Clean Up the World CampaignProject Duration:Every year, began 23 years agoProject Objectives: The story of JREDS began with a clean up campaign in 1993, when a group of responsible people headed by HRH Princes Basma bint Ali joined the international Clean Up the World campaign community. Since then, JREDS has been considered the focal national institution to run this campaign in Aqaba, and has succeeded so far in implementing this campaign on an annual basis. The campaign is perfor...
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Mainstreaming Marine Ecosystem Services into Development Planning

Mainstreaming Marine Ecosystem Services into Development Planning

  • 3/20/2018 11:53:00 AM
Project Title:Mainstreaming Marine Ecosystem Services into Development PlanningProject Duration:2017 - 2019Project Objectives: Sound ecosystem management is a key element of sustainable economic growth and livelihood enhancement, as it increases the contribution of the environment and natural resources to a country’s social and economic development. However, limited attention has been given by decision makers to the role of healthy ecosystems in providing sustainable livelihoods and the im...
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Integrated Coastal Zone Management: The Approach for Development and Growth

Integrated Coastal Zone Management: The Approach for Development and Growth

  • 3/20/2018 11:51:00 AM
Project Title:Integrated Coastal Zone Management: The Approach for Development and GrowthProject Duration:2017- 2017Project Objectives:The project aimed to achieve sustainable integrated coastal zone development in Jordan by supporting change processes for the major organizations that work on planning and administration. Through the project, the Association sought to unify the efforts of all parties and involve them in achieving sustainable development that meets the needs, rights and duties of ...
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Explore the mysterious depths of the Gulf of Aqaba

Explore the mysterious depths of the Gulf of Aqaba

  • 3/20/2018 11:50:00 AM
Project Title:Explore the mysterious depths of the Gulf of AqabaProject Duration:2017 - 2018Project Objectives: The Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan is implementing the project “Explore the mysterious depths of the Gulf of Aqaba”, which aims to revive the environmental value of natural coral reefs and industrial coral reefs. It will focus on integrating and developing the concept of marine heritage, which aims to enhance the understanding and knowledge of natural heri...
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Coastal Environmental and Socioeconomic Monitoring at the Aqaba Marine Park

Coastal Environmental and Socioeconomic Monitoring at the Aqaba Marine Park

  • 3/20/2018 11:46:00 AM
Project Title:Coastal Environmental and Socioeconomic Monitoring at the Aqaba Marine ParkProject Duration:2017 - 2018Project Objectives: The main goal of this project is to improve management of marine resources in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden in selected Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), building on resource protection, incentive systems for communities and harmonization of the knowledge base of marine resources between PERSGA (The Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of t...
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Integrated Coastal Zone Management

Integrated Coastal Zone Management

  • 1/3/2018 1:00:00 PM
Project Title:Integrated Coastal Zone Management: The Approach for Development and GrowthProject Duration:2015 - 2016Project Objectives: This project developed Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) guidelines through supporting processes of change in key organizations working with planning and management. Over the implementation period, the project ensured the creation of a comprehensive database which defined stakeholders, governance and management systems in Aqaba. A capacity building prog...
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Our Right to Safer Beaches

Our Right to Safer Beaches

  • 1/1/2017 1:09:00 PM
Project Title:Our Right to Safer BeachesProject Duration:2017Project Objectives: JREDS advocates for the right of public safety on public beaches in Aqaba City by motivating the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) to issue and activate the Public Beaches Risks Management Plan, and to start taking explicit actions to increase public safety in public beaches in Aqaba.In 2001, Aqaba became a special economic zone in order to encourage and facilitate investment in Jordan. This transformati...
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