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Orthodox Day of Environment Protection

draseis_panorthodoksi_imera_prostasias_perivallontos2.pngThe Celebration of the Orthodox Day of Environment Protection was held on September 2, 2007, at the premises of the Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education at St. Nicholas Farm, in the Akrotiri Peninsula.

The event was characterized by great success as it gathered more than 170 attendants. The event included a greeting by the Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment – Mr. Fotis Fotiou, a speach by the Chorepiskopo of Amathunta Mr. Nicolaos about the «Orthodox Church and the Environment» as well as a symbolic tree planting in the Botanical Gardens of the CY.C.E.R.E.. The whole event was covered by the media.

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Cooperating Agents:

+ Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education
+ Cyprus Federation of Environmental and Ecological Organisations
+ Friends of the Earth  – Cyprus
+ Cyprus Environmental Movement Alignment
+ Environmental Group of Akrotiri
+ Ecological Movement of Cyprus
+ Terra Cypria
+ BirdLife Cyprus
+ Association for the Protection of Animals and Birds Larnaka – Famagusta
+ Environmental Committee of Limassol
+ Kivotos
+ Naturalist Mountaineering Club Limassol
+ Troodos Network

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