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  • 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)
  • countries
  • Mediterranean countries will suffer from increasingly saturated coastal development over the next 20 years if current trends continue, 63 million people will lack sufficient water and desertification will worsen rural poverty and biodiversity loss, according to the grim projections of a new United Nations-backed report . (scienceblog.com)
  • The number of countries that have adopted the WHO tuberculosis surveillance system has been increasing in the Region. (who.int)
  • In support of this strategy WHO's Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean is actively promoting in countries of the Region community-based initiatives like Basic Development Needs, Healthy Cities, Healthy Villages and Women in Health and Development. (who.int)
  • Five countries in the region have acquired the skills and knowledge for estimating the disease burden associated with influenza in general populations using SARI sentinel surveillance data. (cdc.gov)
  • GBD 2015 reported the burden for 195 countries or territories, 21 regions, and seven super-regions for the 1990-2015 time period. (springer.com)
  • 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)
  • Programme
  • Eighth meeting of lymphatic filariasis (‎LF)‎ programme managers of South-East Asia Region (‎SEAR)‎ and Regional Programme Review Group (‎RPRG)‎for elimination of LF in South-East Asia Region, 26-29 April 2011, Colombo, Sri Lanka. (who.int)
  • economic
  • This is a region with considerable health, socio-economic and political challenges as well as diverse needs. (who.int)
  • Sexual and reproductive ill health accounts for a considerable proportion of the disease burden among individuals, families and communities and has a broad impact on social and economic development in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. (who.int)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Our findings call for increased efforts to stabilize the region and assist in rebuilding the health systems, as well as increasing transparency and employing preventive strategies to reduce self-harm and interpersonal injuries. (springer.com)
  • natural
  • Tough decisions and trade-offs will have to be made if the Mediterranean is to preserve the natural beauty and quality of life that have made it one of the world's most attractive locations," the report's vice-president, former Tunisian Environment Minister Mohamed Ennabli said. (scienceblog.com)
  • 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)
  • development
  • But the 400-page study commissioned by the 21 nations bordering the Mediterranean Sea also describes an alternative pathway based on sustainable development that could dramatically boost the quality of life over the coming decades. (scienceblog.com)
  • 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)
  • includes
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Roman
  • Tranquil nearby beaches offer a chance to bask in the Mediterranean sun, while cultural diversions like the remains of the ancient Roman city of Gortyn and the stunning Minoan palace of Phaistos are within driving distance. (tripadvisor.com)
  • US imperialism succeeded in its bid to dominate Asia and turn the Pacific into an American lake, much as the Romans succeeded in turning the Mediterranean into a Roman lake. (marxist.com)
  • The region of Assyria fell under the successive control of the Median Empire, the Achaemenid Empire, the Macedonian Empire, the Seleucid Empire, the Parthian Empire, the Roman Empire, and the Sasanian Empire. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the region was populated already in Roman times, and the village of Monzingen was mentioned as a wine village as early as 778, the Nahe wine region was defined only with the 1971 German wine law. (wikipedia.org)
  • Seas
  • The Benthophilinae are a subfamily of gobies endemic to the Ponto-Caspian region (including the Marmara, Black, Azov, Caspian, and Aral Seas). (wikipedia.org)
  • spoken
  • They create even messy to grasp, either by tracking with a download threats from, using with review, and employing with spoken series, or with Euro-Mediterranean media. (octavachamberorchestra.com)
  • These findings may provide an explanation for why Iberia harbors a pre-Indo-European language, called Euskera, spoken in the Basque region along the border of Spain and France. (blogspot.com)
  • coastal
  • Geographically it encompasses the central uplands of modern Turkey, from the coastal plain of the Aegean Sea east to the mountains on the Armenian border and from the narrow coast of the Black Sea south to the Taurus mountains and Mediterranean coast. (wikipedia.org)
  • They grow mostly in tropical forests but have also been found in stubbles, pastures, coastal ranges, tropical mountain areas, and wet to dry interior regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • South African central plateau contains only two major rivers: the Limpopo (a stretch of which is shared with Zimbabwe) the Orange (with its tributary, the Vaal) which runs with a variable flow across the central landscape from east to west, emptying into the Atlantic Ocean at the Namibian border The eastern and southern coastal regions are drained by numerous shorter rivers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cyprus
  • This is commonly interpreted in two ways: The region of Syria with the island of Cyprus (also known as the Levant), and Turkey, which limits the definition to Western Asia The Levant with Greece and Egypt, thereby including European and African components to the definition. (wikipedia.org)
  • At its peak, the Assyrian empire stretched from Cyprus and the East Mediterranean to Iran, and from what is now Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Caucasus, to the Arabian Peninsula, Egypt and eastern Libya. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Reports of aquaria strains of AEFWs include regions close to natural coral reefs such as Florida, Thailand or Hong Kong (Fig. 1), raising the question whether AEFWs represent a risk for natural coral communities if released in the environment. (advancedaquarist.com)
  • species
  • In deciduous species in tropical, subtropical, and arid regions, leaf loss coincides with the dry season. (wikipedia.org)
  • The number of species identified has grown considerably since then and is expected to grow further as the number of active ornithologists in the region grows. (wikipedia.org)
  • warm
  • As winters are warm in this region, the bisht is usually only worn for prestige on special occasions such as weddings, or festivals such as Eid, or for Friday prayer. (wikipedia.org)
  • However
  • However, no matter how good it is, a region cannot live by Riesling alone-at least, not in the context of North American wine production, where consumers sometimes seem disappointed if they cannot find every style in one place. (palatepress.com)
  • high
  • Numerous relatively small rivers drain the area, being more numerous in the KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Midlands regions, where they arise on the well watered slopes of the high escarpment, than elsewhere. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • The majority of the vineyards in the Nahe wine region are found along the banks of the Nahe from Martinstein, near the historic village of Monzingen and then downstream to its confluence with the Rhine at Bingen am Rhein. (wikipedia.org)
  • cannot
  • In addition, there are at least three non-local individuals with higher values, including one with an extremely isotope ratio that cannot be from the Harappa region. (blogspot.com)
  • Although confusing to tourists, newcomers, and out-of-the-region newscasters, this makes October San Diego's and the rest of Southern California's fire season and often causes heat waves in October that the weather data cannot show easily. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although
  • After its fall from power, the greater remaining part of Assyria was a geopolitical region and province of other empires, although between the mid-2nd century BC and late 3rd century AD a patchwork of small independent Assyrian kingdoms arose in the form of Ashur, Adiabene, Osroene, Beth Nuhadra, Beth Garmai and Hatra. (wikipedia.org)
  • makes
  • I am generally skeptical of the notion of signature grapes, but in the case of the Finger Lakes, it would be hard to contest that riesling is really what makes that region go round. (palatepress.com)
  • people
  • These preliminary patterns require further testing before major conclusions can be proposed, but it does suggest that they represent a unique population of people from multiple regions of the Indus valley or beyond. (blogspot.com)
  • With the aid of strontium, carbon, and oxygen isotopes, it is now possible to develop more direct means for determining the presence of non-local people in both regions. (blogspot.com)
  • Between the Middle Neolithic (4200-3500 BC) and the Middle Bronze Age (1740-1430 BC), Central and Northern Europe received a massive influx of people from the Steppe regions of Eastern Europe and Asia. (blogspot.com)
  • The Arab Islamic Conquest in the mid-seventh century finally dissolved Assyria (Assuristan) as a single entity, after which the remnants of the Assyrian people (by now Christians) gradually became an ethnic, linguistic, cultural and religious minority in the Assyrian homeland, surviving there to this day as an indigenous people of the region. (wikipedia.org)
  • major
  • Physiographically, the Anglo-American section of the continent may be divided into five major regions: the Canadian Shield Canadian Shield or Laurentian Plateau , U-shaped region of ancient rock, the nucleus of North America, stretching N from the Great Lakes to the Arctic Ocean. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • massive
  • In many parts of Europe as serfdom was abolished, great estates were accompanied by many inefficient smallholdings, but in the newly colonized regions massive operations were available to the average farmer and not only great nobles. (wikipedia.org)
  • fell
  • While other German wine regions became more industrialized, the more rural Nahe fell behind and its resence on the world's wine market was dramatically reduced. (wikipedia.org)
  • France
  • Monieux is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1730 he helped to introduce coffee to France and to make Marseille the place where coffee was traded throughout the Mediterranean. (wikipedia.org)
  • amount
  • Though red wine making is sometimes met with a certain amount of skepticism, in the region-as you can hear periodically in any of the cooler regions of the US and Canada-many of the wineries' offerings are at least consistent and tasty, and a number of wines are very good or even outstanding. (palatepress.com)
  • greater
  • It is also possible to examine the mobility of individuals from communities within the greater Indus Valley region. (blogspot.com)
  • river
  • Nahe is a region (Anbaugebiet) for quality wine in Germany, along the River Nahe in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Nahe wine region follows the path of the Nahe river in its northeasterly descent towards the Rhine. (wikipedia.org)
  • The region begins with the villages of Martinstein, Monzingen and follows the river to Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg where it meets the Alsenz. (wikipedia.org)