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The species of August 2018

Name: Walnut Scientific name: Juglans regia Family: Jaguar Description It is a deciduous tree up to 30m high [1,2]. The stem is characterized by a silver-like colour, while the aromatic leaves (25-40 cm length) have mainly dark green colour [2]. Spreading Although it is considered to be a cultivated plant, ...

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Awards for 2017-2018

The Cyprus Center for Environmental Research and Education CYCERE of the Holy Metropolis of Limassol awards for the fourth consecutive year the “Student Award CYCERE for the Environment” for the school year 2017 – 2018. The prize is awarded to students of the last grade, who showed the greatest action ...

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The species of July 2018

  Name: Νatrix natrix Scientific name: Νatrix natrix cypriaca Family: Colubridae     Description The length of its body does not exceed 1m, while the female is slightly larger than the male. There are three distinctive colour variants in Cyprus. The most common is gray, light yellow to dark brown, ...

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2nd Pancyprian Student Conference “Young Researchers for the Environment”

The Cyprus Center for Environmental Research and Education (CYCERE) of the Holy Metropolis of Limassol organizes the 2nd Pancyprian Student Primary Education Conference “Young Researchers for the Environment”. The conference is also supported by the following partners: • Research Team of Environmental Education of the University of Cyprus • School ...

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The species of June 2018

Scientific Name: Eucalyptus Family: Myrtaceae     Description Eucalyptus trees are evergreen trees that belong to the Myrtaceae family. The are more than 700 species, almost all are native to Australia. Eucalyptus trees are estimated to have existed on the planet for 35 to 50 million years. The name of ...

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The species of April 2018

Common Name: Tulip of Akamas Scientific Name: Tulipa akamasica Family: Liliaceae     Description It is an upright, bulbous plant that reaches a maximum height of 30 cm. It has a flowering stem green below and on the upper half it has flower solitary, bright red, with black basal blotch bordered ...

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The species of March 2018

Common Name: Barn swallow Scientific name: Hirundo rustica Family: Hirundinidae     Description It is the most famous species of swallow in Cyprus. It has as its main features a black-brown plumage and a long scissortail. His neck is reddish, a feature that distinguishes it from the rest of his family. ...

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The species of May 2018

Name: Riverworm Scientific name: Mauremys rivulata Family: Bataguridae   Description The length of the riverworm’s hull, its carabus, reaches up to 30 cm [2]. Male individuals are smaller in size than females. [2] Its body colour is dark gray-oily to dark brown while the ventral part of the shell is yellow ...

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The species of April 2018

Common Name: Tulip of Akamas Scientific Name: Tulipa akamasica Family: Liliaceae     Description It is an upright, bulbous plant that reaches a maximum height of 30 cm. It has a flowering stem green below and on the upper half it has flower solitary, bright red, with black basal blotch bordered ...

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