Α Presidential Decree has been set in place to protect the Kyparissia Gulf, the second most important nesting area of the Caretta caretta in the Mediterranean, a significant habitat which is a part of the European network of protected areas NATURA 2000.
By submitting reports to the Bern Convention (Council of Europe) and carrying out public awareness activities, MEDASSET, since 2010, in cooperation with other Greek NGOs has been actively involved in efforts for the efficient management of the Kyparissia Gulf in order for it to be sufficiently protected from obtrusions and uncontrolled construction.
The Presidential Decree is a step in the right direction and MEDASSET will continue to closely monitor progress being made for its enforcement.
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