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TOGETHER FOR THE
MEDITERRANEAN

WITH WWF ITALY

THE INITIATIVES

OF THE PROJECT

WWF Italy’s “Mediterranean Initiative” aim to protect the Mediterranean Sea, where a great
variety of environments, animal species and peoples generate a unique mix of cultures
and biodiversity, whose equilibrium is often threatened by man and his activities,
such as over fishing and pollutant discharges, with devastating impacts
on the marine ecosystem. EUROJERSEY stands by the side of WWF Italy to
further the conservation and awareness raising projects activated
in the Mediterranean area.

PROJECT ACTIONS
PRESERVING THE ENDANGERED SPECIES

Supporting the Mediterranean Initiative means protecting some sea species such as the sea turtle Caretta caretta, which is the most common in the Mediterranean. Perfectly adapted to aquatic life, it has cold blood which means it has to stay in temperate waters. It breathes through lungs but can hold its breath for long periods. As an omnivore it feeds especially on shellfish. The Caretta caretta turtle is one of the wonders of the marine ecosystem, at risk for accidental catches and for a predation risk during the transfer from the beach to the sea.

PROJECT ACTIONS
PROTECTED MARINE AREAS

The Mediterranean Ecoregion is a broad marine and terrestrial area that includes a huge variety of animal environments, cultures and peoples with a delicate blend of culture and biodiversity. This balance is increasingly threatened by the impact of human activities such as land use, desertification, overfishing, and pollution. Sensitive® Fabrics by EUROJERSEY support the action of WWF Italia: promoting a model of sustainable fishing, fighting by catch, preserving protected areas, protecting biodiversity and assisting wildlife in need; while creating a better sea for all of us.