• Iberia
  • The Phoenicians and the Assyrians transported elements of the Late Bronze Age culture of the Near East to Iron Age Greece and Italy, but also further afield to Northwestern Africa and to Iberia, initiating the beginning of Mediterranean history now known as Classical Antiquity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus
  • Thus the region includes also the eastern part of Muğla Province as well as southern parts of the neighbouring provinces like Konya Province, Karaman Province and Niğde Province. (wikipedia.org)
  • Currently the Black Sea water level is relatively high, thus water is being exchanged with the Mediterranean. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plant
  • A comparative study of the traditional use of oregano-like herbs in the Mediterranean region provides convincing evidence that the hyssop of the Bible is the carvacrol chemotype of the plant Majorana syriaca . (springer.com)
  • development
  • To support the development of appropriate public-health policies that will promote introduction and increased use of seasonal influenza vaccines in at-risk population groups in the region. (cdc.gov)
  • conditions
  • The Mediterranean flora is composed of a wide variety of tree, shrub, and herbaceous species, and their distribution depends on the edaphoclimatic conditions and on human intervention [ 1 , 2 ]. (intechopen.com)
  • challenges
  • Mediterranean agriculture and food production now have to face the great challenges of ensuring sufficient healthy and nutritious food to feed the population. (ciheam.org)
  • The Mediterranean is a kind of microcosm representing many of the current challenges to agrifood production and consumption models. (ciheam.org)
  • annual
  • In the Mediterranean basin the mean annual temperatures vary between 5 and 8°C and the mean annual precipitation ranges from 300 mm to more than 2500 mm [ 1 ] with a marked seasonal and annual variability. (intechopen.com)
  • mostly
  • This zone is mostly used for agriculture, but studies say Mastic (Pistacia lentiscus), Common Juniper (Juniperus communis), (Aristolochia baetica) and Mediterranean Smilax or Common Smilax (Smilax aspera) would normally grow here. (wikipedia.org)
  • forest
  • Forest fires are a common disturbance in many forest systems in the world and in particular in the Mediterranean region. (intechopen.com)
  • Mediterranean forest types can be characterized by their heterogeneity, whether climatic, edaphic, geomorphologic, floristic, biogeographic or historical, and instability and vulnerability, consequences of the former and due to genetic and ecological factors as well as to the anthropogenic actions [ 1 ]. (intechopen.com)
  • Nonurban land use in the Mediterranean basin is distributed in a mosaic pattern with the three most frequent uses being forest, pasture, and agricultural cultures. (intechopen.com)
  • technology
  • The Bronze Age collapse may be seen in the context of a technological history that saw the slow, comparatively continuous spread of iron-working technology in the region, beginning with precocious iron-working in what is now Romania in the 13th and 12th centuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • However, information on the major determinants of reproductive morbidity and mortality in the Region is not sufficient to enable evidence-based planning, implementation and evaluation of reproductive health programmes. (who.int)
  • These agreements are with ministries of health or institutions designated by the Ministry of Health (MOH) to work with CDC to build capacity to routinely identify, diagnose and respond to seasonal and pandemic influenza across the Eastern Mediterranean Region. (cdc.gov)
  • Tree
  • Life zones in the Orjen range, with corresponding elevation ranges and indicator species are: Eu-mediterranean (lower subtropical belt, ME=meridional) 0-400 metres (0-1,312 ft), Holm Oak (Quercus ilex), Kermes Oak (Quercus coccifera), Olive tree (Olea europaea). (wikipedia.org)
  • systems
  • They notably spread alphabetic writing, which would become the hallmark of the Mediterranean civilizations of the Iron Age, in contrast to the cuneiform writing of Assyria and the logographic system in the Far East (and later the abugida systems of India). (wikipedia.org)
  • great
  • But it is also a region with solid historical achievements and great promise," said Dr. Alwan in his acceptance speech. (who.int)