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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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18 April 2018

Reinforcement actions for Limonium creticum and Reseda minoica at the Matala archaeological site, Crete

In situ conservation actions were carried out for two threatened species in Matala, Crete: Limonium creticum and Reseda minoica.

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13 April 2018

1st announcement - 2nd Mediterranean Plant Conservation Week

“Conservation of Mediterranean Plant Diversity: Complementary Approaches and New Perspectives”

Main organizers: CARE-MEDIFLORA project & IUCN-MED
12-16 November 2018, La Valetta, MALTA

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02 April 2018

The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment of Cyprus, Dr Costas Kadis, at the Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) Genebank, Cyprus

The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment of Cyprus, Dr. Costas Kadis, paid a visit to the ARI genebank on the 13th of March 2018 where he was informed about the genebank activities and the running projects.

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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