Listed 12 sub titles with search on: Biotopes
for destination: "PINIOS
(Following URL information in Greek only)
Hellenic Ornithological Society
Kira Panagia, Gioura, Piperi, Skantzoura Islands
Mt Kato Olympos, Tempi, Mt Ossa & Pineios Delta
Mountain Kerkitio (or Koziakas)
Antichasia Mountais & Meteora
Marine Park of Alonissos-N. Sporades
In the area of Alonissos-N.sporades, have been established in 1992,
the first National Marine Park of our country, that includes extensive islands
and sea regions, of the broadness island complex of Alonissos, with particular
natural, morphological and geographical characteristics.
The purpose of the National Marine Park of Alonissos-N.sporades mainly is:
- The protection, the maintaintion and management of nature and landscape, as
a natural and valuable inheritance into extensive wasteland and Marine districts
of North Sporades.
- The protection one of the most important and endangered specie, the Meditteranean
seal or Monachus-Monachus, that unfortunately is at the top on the list with other
species, which are threaten with disappearence in Europe and the entire world.
- The protection of other rare and threatened species of the Flora and Fauna of
- The development of the area with the right use of the natural resources. The
Park is not a shut area. It is an extensive, protectable area of a size of 2.200km
about. The philosophy of the Park is the actual protection of the eco-system along
with the growth of Alonissos, which is the only inhabitable island of the Park
with out any violent intervensions.
Rescue-Medical Care: In Alonissos operates the center of Medical care of
Seals and their safe return to their natural environment. The team is always in
presence, in order to give the first-aid and if there is a need to carry out any
other kind of animal that need's care, in to the center. The return of the healthy
animamls to their environment decrease the hopes of the survival of their kind.
This text is cited Mar 2003 from the Municipality of Alonissos URL below, which contains images.
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