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European Research Project “Fibonacci”

Participation of CY.C.E.R.E. in Fibonacci The Cyprus Center for Environmental Research and Education participated in the European project “Fibonacci”. The program, which began in January 2010, has duration of three years. The aim of the Fibonacci project is to promote methods for the dissemination of appropriate educational approaches and creative ...

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Research Project “Flora”

A significant body of research reveals that students have difficulties in understanding basic concepts and phenomena related to the functions of plants as well as their role in the natural ecosystems, and thus fail to appreciate the need to protect the flora of their country. Furthermore, although the modules dedicated ...

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Ecology of the Endangered Endemic Species

The study of the ecology and the population dynamics of endangered endemic plants is a powerful tool that can contribute to their conservation. In Cyprus 17 plant species are protected by the harmonizing legislation [153 (I) / 2003] about Nature Conservation. About these species significant gaps have been recorded in ...

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Ecology of Cyprus Coastal Threatened Habitats

The unique natural environment of Cyprus keeps its rare beauty and diversity of structures. Despite the millennial human use and the many changes that has suffered through the centuries, it still presents a rich biodiversity at all levels. Nowadays, many natural ecosystems are threatened by various pressures, which in some ...

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Study of the Ecology and Behaviour of the Lizards of the Species Acanthodactylus schreiberi into the Cyprus Sand Dune Ecosystem

A key aim of the project is to study in depth a population of lizard of the species Acanthodactylus schreiberi in a sand dune ecosystem in Cyprus. More specifically,  this study aims to detect the following information concerning the ecology and the behaviour of the studied population: Size and density ...

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