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13 August 2018

Presentation of the CARE-MEDIFLORA project at the "Fridays of Cuscionu" - Corsica, August 10, 2018

On August 10th, on the occasion of the "Fridays of the Cuscionu", a day dedicated to the knowledge of the flora was animated by the National Botanical Conservatory of Corsica.

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20 July 2018

Action of eradication of invasive species on the temporary pond of Chiuvina (Corsica, Agriate)

Several departments of the Office of the Environment of Corsica (OEC) have joined forces this summer to eradicate two invasive species (Dittrichia viscosa, native species of the island, and Paspalum distichum, exogenous species) in a temporary pool of Agriate: Chiuvina (municipality of Santu Pietru di Tenda).

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19 July 2018

Presenting the results of CARE-MEDIFLORA to Cypriot stakeholders

On the 15th of June 2018, a scientific workshop was organized at the Agricultural Research Institute aiming to present the program and the results achieved in Cyprus. The workshop took place in the conference room of the Institute and more than 70 participants had the opportunity to be informed about the ex situ and in situ conservation actions dedicated to the conservation of threatened flora of the Mediterranean islands.

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10 July 2018

In situ conservation actions and monitoring of Senecio morisii, Sardinia

Senecio morisii (Asteraceae) is a rhizomatous plant, 0.5-1.5 m tall, which grows on water courses from plain to montane levels. The flowering occurs from May to June and the fruiting from June to July. S. morisii is an endemic plant only growing in six populations located in the Central-Eastern Sardinia ...

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18 June 2018

CARE-MEDIFLORA team meet in Mallorca, 15-17 May 2018

The project team met in Mallorca, Balearic Islands from 15 to 17 May 2018. This was the 5th project meeting and field trip, hosted by Sóller Botanic Garden, following those in Corsica, Cyprus, Sicily and Crete. One last such meeting and field trip will take place in Sardinia in September 2018. All the meetings are intended for the CARE-MEDIFLORA partners to share their experiences and knowledge on the in situ and ex situ conservation actions for threatened plants taking place on each of the six project islands.

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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