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HCMR’s Underwater Surveys in the Eastern Mediterranean

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HCMR, a pivotal player in the EFFECTIVE project, conducted underwater surveys in the Eastern Mediterranean, focusing on Posidonia Oceanica meadows and rocky reefs. In Pilot Area 4 – Cavo Greco, near Cyprus’s Cape Greco Marine Protected Area, HCMR is conserving endangered coral species using floating nurseries. This initiative aligns with EFFECTIVE’s goal of ecosystem-based management for Mediterranean conservation. Explore more by reading the full article.