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Honour to an architect for nature conservation

On 14th October 2009, the Athens Agricultural University honoured architect-planner Thymio Papayannis with an honorary doctorate in a formal ceremony. The Department of Rural Economy...

WWF International Award on 27 May 2008

WWF International Award on 27 May 2008

The WWF Conservation Merit Awards ceremony was hosted this year by HRH Prince Henrik, at the Royal Presentation Rooms, in Copenhagen, Denmark, during the WWF...

The future of the World Heritage Convention

The future of the World Heritage Convention

UNESCO’s Convention on World Heritage is approaching its 40th anniversary, with more than 180 state parties and 850 sites. During the past four decades important...

Symposium on climate change and the Arctic

Symposium on climate change and the Arctic

On 6-13 September, the ship M/S Fram hosted the 7th Ecological Symposium of the Ecumenical Patriarchate (after the Aegean, the Black Sea, the Danube, the...

Med-INA Board member on uninhabited island

Giorgos Catsadorakis is a biologist-ornithologist and ardent conservationist, as well as Med-INA Board member. In April 2007, he spent a month on Psathoura, a small...

Publication on the natural heritage

During 2007, the International Journal of Heritage Studies devoted a double issue on natural heritage, which explored the interface between human beings and nature at...

Contribution to a global assessment

The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment is a major global effort to evaluate the environmental state of our planet at the beginning of a new era. A...