The official trails network of Kythera, ‘Kythera Trails‘, has been widely celebrated by the local community and visitors alike. A growing number of tourists has been visiting the island for its rich cultural and natural landscapes and for the manifold hiking options it provides. The organized network of trails offers now 11 thematic routes, with...
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The Micro-dams of Kythera – restoring our cultural heritage to support freshwater management
Following the trail of Karavas’ ravine, in the northern part of Kythera Island, one can experience an equally traditional and innovative approach to water resources management. The restoration of numerous old micro-dams along the stream materializes the revival of a cultural practice that dates back centuries. Water supply in the Mediterranean islands is an enduring...
No More New Hydropower in Europe: A Manifesto
“For decades in Europe we have been building hydropower plants along our rivers, damaging one of the most precious resources for all life on earth: rivers and freshwater ecosystems. The time has come to put an end to the expansion of hydropower in Europe before we wipe out entire ecosystems and all the services they...
Development of Landscape Character Assessment as a tool for the effective conservation of natural heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean
Rooted Everyday Communications Campaign
Raising awareness on Mediterranean cultural landscapes
Supporting cultural conservation practices in the Mediterranean
Mediterranean Consortium for Nature and Culture
Biodiversity-friendly agricultural management measures in Lemnos
Supporting the island’s biodiversity and landscape
Showcasing the island’s rich heritage
Supporting traditional agro-pastoral practices in Lemnos island
Sustainable agriculture in Kythera