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WWF Spain. 2021. Potential wetlands to be restored in Mediterranean countries. Results from an online survey. Funded by the MAVA Foundation, in the framework of the project “Strengthening the Restoration of Mediterranean Wetlands for Nature and People”.
This survey and app have been produced in the framework of the project “Strengthening the Restoration of Mediterranean Wetlands for Nature and People” funded by the MAVA Foundation under the M3 Action Plan “Enhancing the conservation of coastal wetlands” between 2020 and 2022.
Wetland name: Wad Qana, Almalih and Wad Ezarqa (Beit Illo)
Region: West Bank
Surface of the area affected by the restoration project (ha): 25,0
Natural / Artificial:
Coastal / Inland:
Project restoration phase: Proposed
Name(s) of the organisation(s) in charge of the restoration: Ministry of Agriculture
Type of organization:
Types of wetlands that will be affected by the restoration:
Type of degradation:
Changes in water regime
Negative effects on rare or endangered species
Causes of degradation:
Water abstraction/reduced water inflow
Non-toxic waste dumping (domestic, debris, etc.)
Needed restoration actions and techniques:
Non-toxic waste removal (domestic, debris, etc.)
Regulate/ban of human activities
Regulate/restrict access to or within the wetland
Type of stakeholders concerned:
Within a legally protected area:
If international, under which figure of protection?