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    Breaking Barriers, Building a Sustainable Marine Future
Our Right to Safer Beaches

Our Right to Safer Beaches

  • 1/1/2017 11:09:00 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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Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development (ISCD)

Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development (ISCD)

  • 1/1/2016 9:52:00 PM
Project TitleAdvanced International Training Program: Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development (ISCD)Project Duration2012- 2014Project Description This project aimed to contribute to integrated sustainable development of coastal zones (lakes and sea coast) in which the needs and rights of poor people are taken into account. This was achieved through supporting processes of change in key organizations working on the planning and management of coastal zones. The project ultimately ensured: ...
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Young Climate Leaders

Young Climate Leaders

  • 1/1/2015 11:08:00 PM
Project Title:Young Climate LeadersProject Duration:2015Project Objectives: Young Climate Leaders aimed to train youth leaders in climate change, with the goal of interpreting information related to climate change and its consequences in Jordan and developing visible solutions to mitigate the effects of climate change.The project targeted youth student leaders from the eco-schools that were awarded the Green Flag, where a total of 15 selected participants have been involved in capacity buil...
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Out to Sea... Plastic Garbage

Out to Sea... Plastic Garbage

  • 1/1/2015 11:04:00 PM
Project Title:Out to Sea... Plastic GarbageProject Duration:2014 - 2015Project Objectives: "Out to Sea... Plastic Garbage" was a regional project implemented in partnership with Morocco, Lebanon and Egypt. It aimed to show the link between products we use daily and our behavior regarding solid plastic garbage and the growing plastic pollution of the world’s oceans, in addition to its negative effects. The project succeeded in implementing several initiatives including a...
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HELAND

HELAND

  • 1/1/2015 11:00:00 PM
Project Title:HELAND ProjectProject Duration:2012 - 2015Project Objectives: HELAND was a European framework project aiming to promote sustainable socio-economic development through innovative technological actions for Mediterranean tourism-heritage and landscape protection clusters. HELAND counts with it the participation of organizations from Malta, Spain, Cyprus, Palestine, Jordan and Lebanon in dealing with tourism studies, regional development and innovative solutions.JREDS was a pioneer par...
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Management of Local Fisheries in the Gulf of Aqaba - PERSGA

Management of Local Fisheries in the Gulf of Aqaba - PERSGA

  • 1/1/2015 10:59:00 PM
Project Title:Management of Local Fisheries in the Gulf of AqabaProject Duration:2014 - 2015Project Objectives: Fisheries in Jordan are poorly studied, and no management scheme is available to increase the sustainable yields derived from the fisheries, which would enhance the livelihoods of local fishermen in Aqaba. Therefore, an analysis of catch and effort data from fisheries is the basis for any regulatory system, and it was the base of initiating this project.The project provided the po...
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Let's Change Project

Let's Change Project

  • 1/1/2014 11:02:00 PM
Project Title:Let’s ChangeProject Duration:2014 - 2016  Project Objectives: The “Let’s Change” project ultimately aimed to empower stakeholders in Aqaba–including youth and women–to create change in environmental issues. This project succeeded in mobilizing youth through establishing a coalition which takes part in development planning at national and sub‐national levels and advocates for progress toward a healthy marine environment. It also&nb...
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Desert Eco-Camps

Desert Eco-Camps

  • 1/1/2014 10:58:00 PM
Project Title:Eco-label for Desert Camps in JordanProject Duration:2012 - 2014Project Objectives: For the first time in Jordan and on a global level, the Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan (JREDS) launched an eco-label certification program for the desert camps in Wadi Rum and Wadi Musa. The project aimed to create a framework that would enable camp owners to offer improved environmental facilities to visitors.The project worked toward enabling camp owners to adopt resource friendly beh...
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Water Young Reporters Program (WYRP)

Water Young Reporters Program (WYRP)

  • 1/1/2013 11:07:00 PM
Project Title:Water Young Reporters ProgramProject Duration:2013 - 2014Project Objectives: The project aimed to empower and create a network of young passionate reporters capable of reporting on water issues in Jordan. The project was accomplished through video and photographic essays under the umbrella of the Foundation for Environmental Education’s Water Young Reporters Project, which is a division of the Young Reporters for the Environment.This project was considered to be the firs...
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Together for a Greener Environment

Together for a Greener Environment

  • 1/1/2013 11:06:00 PM
Project Title:Together for a Greener EnvironmentProject Duration:2012Project Objectives: The Aqaba region entered a new era in 2000 with the declaration of Aqaba as a “Special Economic Zone”. This transformation led to intensification of economic and other development activities that placed the city of Aqaba and its marine environment under increasing pressure and jeopardized its sustainability. The preservation of Aqaba’s marine ecosystem thus became one of the country&rs...
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