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3rd Cyprus Celebration of the International Day of the Protection of Wetlands, 2007

The 3rd Cyprus Celebration of the World Wetlands Day was held on February 7, 2007 at the Cultural Foundation of the Bank of Cyprus.

The program included a greeting from the Honorary President of the Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education – Bishop of Limassol Mr. Athanasios, an introductory speech about the Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education by Dr. Andreas Chatzichambis, a greeting from Dr. Aravella Zaccaria – representative of the Minister of Education and Culture Mr. Pefkios Georgiades, a greeting from the honourable minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment – Mr. Antonis Antoniou, a greeting from the President of the Cyprus Federation of Environmental and Ecological Organisations – Mr. Pantelis Metaxas,  a presentation of the CY.C.E.R.E. recent publication ” The butterflies of Cyprus are revealed” from the inspector of the higher education – Mr. Constantinos Fereos, a Presentation about «The flora of the wetlands at the Akrotiri Peninsula» by the Manager of the Department of Forests – Mr. Charalambos Christodoulou and finally a Presentation about «The fauna of the wetlands in Cyprus» by the Fund Hunting Manager – Mr. Nikos Casinis as well as the projection of an Ecological Documentary.

Cooperating Agents:
+ Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education
+ Cyprus Federation of Environmental and Ecological Organisations  
+ Environment Service Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment
+ Forestry Department
+ Hunting Fund
+ BirdLife Cyprus

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