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20 February 2019

Communication and awareness campaign on a highly urbanized site of Silene velutina Loisel. in Corsica

Silene velutina is an endemic species of Corsica and Sardinia whose populations are threatened by urbanization and human activities. Thus, this taxon is in strong regression on the sector of Casetta Bianca (commune of Porto-Vecchio).

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11 December 2018

CARE-MEDIFLORA information day at Anogeia, Crete, 30 November 2018

The CARE-MEDIFLORA team in Crete held an environmental information day about the CARE-MEDIFLORA actions in Crete with a particular focus on the conservation actions for Horstrissea dolinicola in the locality Petradolakia, Municipality of Anogeia, Psiloritis mountain, in view of the preparations under way for the creation of a Plant Micro-Reserve in the area.

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11 December 2018

CARE-MEDIFLORA actions presented at the Balearic Islands

The “VII Environment Congress of the Balearic Island”, organized by the Society of Natural History of the Balearic Islands, took place at the University of the Balearic Islands, 28-30 November 2018. The CARE-MEDIFLORA team in the Balearic Islands participated with a talk entitled “In situ conservation activities on threatened plant species in Balearic Islands: the CARE-MEDIFLORA project”.

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11 December 2018

CARE-MEDIFLORA project boosts enrichment of GENMEDA

The "Network of Mediterranean Plant Conservation Centres" (GENMEDA) has expanded its members to 22, following the annual meeting of the network which took place within the 2nd Mediterranean Plant Conservation Week in Malta, 12 November 2018, under the support of CARE-MEDIFLORA.

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03 December 2018

The 2nd Mediterranean Plant Conservation Week successfully completed

The 2nd Mediterranean Plant Conservation Week took place place at the University of Malta, Valletta Campus, Malta from 12 to 16 November 2018, with the theme of “Conservation of Mediterranean Plant Diversity: Complementary Approaches and New Perspectives”. The main organizers of the event were the ‘CARE-MEDIFLORA’ project and the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation.

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Mediterranean Plant Specialist Group (IUCN/SSC) Sóller Botanical Garden Foundation, Balearic Islands Office of the Environment of Corsica - National Botanical Academy of Corsica Hortus Botanicus Karalitanus, Sardinia University of Catania, Sicily Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Crete Agricultural Research Institute, Cyprus Department of Forests, Cyprus