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Greece - Overview

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Status and Trends of Biodiversity

Overview

As a result of complex geographical relief and, until recently, mild human activities, Greece possesses great biological diversity, both at the species and ecosystem levels. There are twenty-five habitat types, the most important of which are maquis, phrygana, wetlands, and forest habitats. With the longest coastline in the Mediterranean, marine and coastal habitats are also very important to Greece... More »

National Biodiversity Strategy Action Plan

Major features of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

10 National Parks and 1 Marine Park, totaling 696,000 ha (3.6% of the total surface of Greece) have been designated under various conservation categories. In addition, 264 areas have been included in the national list for the European Ecological Network Natura 2000, which correspond to about 16 % of the country’s terrestrial area... More »

National Contacts

Full details of national contacts »

Convention on Biological Diversity

Ms. Christina Baritaki
CBD Primary NFP, SBSTTA NFP, Resource Mobilization FP
Georgios Parnassas
Resource Mobilization FP

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Ms. Eleni Fardi
Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP

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