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Lakes Volvi & Koronia

Lakes Volvi & Koronia. 21/08/75; Thessaloniki; 16,388 ha; 40°41'N 023°20'E. Added to the Montreux Record, 4 July 1990. Special Protection Area EC Directive, No Hunting Zone. Two freshwater lakes connected by a narrow channel, fringed by reedbeds, patches of woodland, and surrounded by arable land. The area supports endemic fish, nesting waterbirds, and large numbers of wintering birds including Anatidae (geese, ducks, swans, etc.). Several nationally rare or endangered aquatic plants occur.
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Lakes Volvi & Koronia

Lakes Volvi & Koronia. 21/08/75; Thessaloniki; 16,388 ha; 40°41'N 023°20'E. Added to the Montreux Record, 4 July 1990. Special Protection Area EC Directive, No Hunting Zone. Two freshwater lakes connected by a narrow channel, fringed by reedbeds, patches of woodland, and surrounded by arable land. The area supports endemic fish, nesting waterbirds, and large numbers of wintering birds including Anatidae (geese, ducks, swans, etc.). Several nationally rare or endangered aquatic plants occur.
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Meetings make progress for the Nestos Delta Ramsar site, Greece

The Nestos Delta, northern Greece

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World Wetlands Day 2005 -- Greece

Evros Delta

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Prespa Park cooperation a decade in the making

On World Wetlands Day 2000, the Prime Ministers of Albania, Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia came together to declare their resolution to establish a transboundary “Prespa Park” for the benefits of the local people and the unique biodiversity in the water catchment basin of the Prespa lakes, shared by the three countries.

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Joint Declaration between Greece and Turkey on collaboration concerning the Evros / Maritsa / Meriç River

Last week,Thymio Papayannis, MedWet/Com Honorary Member, informed the Ramsar Secretariat about the signature of a Joint Declaration between Greece and Turkey on collaboration concerning the Evros / Maritsa / Meriç River. The Declaration was signed in Athens on 14 May by the two Ministers of Environment in the presence of Prime Ministers Erdogan and Papandreou.

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Messolonghi lagoons

Messolonghi lagoons. 21/08/75; Aitoloakarnania; 33,687 ha; 38°20'N 021°15'E. Added to the Montreux Record, 4 July 1990. Special Protection Area EC Directive; No Hunting Zone. An extensive complex of brackish coastal lagoons, mudflats, saltmarsh, freshwater marsh, reedbeds, dune systems and patches of riparian forest formed within the double delta of two rivers. The site is important for breeding, staging and wintering waterbirds and exhibits a considerable degree of endemism in plant and fish species.
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Messolonghi lagoons

Messolonghi lagoons. 21/08/75; Aitoloakarnania; 33,687 ha; 38°20'N 021°15'E. Added to the Montreux Record, 4 July 1990. Special Protection Area EC Directive; No Hunting Zone. An extensive complex of brackish coastal lagoons, mudflats, saltmarsh, freshwater marsh, reedbeds, dune systems and patches of riparian forest formed within the double delta of two rivers. The site is important for breeding, staging and wintering waterbirds and exhibits a considerable degree of endemism in plant and fish species.
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Messolonghi lagoons

Messolonghi lagoons. 21/08/75; Aitoloakarnania; 33,687 ha; 38°20'N 021°15'E. Added to the Montreux Record, 4 July 1990. Special Protection Area EC Directive; No Hunting Zone. An extensive complex of brackish coastal lagoons, mudflats, saltmarsh, freshwater marsh, reedbeds, dune systems and patches of riparian forest formed within the double delta of two rivers. The site is important for breeding, staging and wintering waterbirds and exhibits a considerable degree of endemism in plant and fish species.
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