The Life-Relict project was born out of the desire to preserve a rare habitat in Europe, dominated by plants that witnessed the Laurissilva forests that occupied the Iberian Peninsula in past geological times, when the climate was tropical. These rare plants are the Portuguese relict laurel-leaved communities, such as the Portuguese Laurel and the Pontic Rhododendron.

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3rd Technical Workshop on Propagation of Vulnerable Species at CICYTEX

On February 14 (2020), the 3rd technical workshop was held under Life-Relict, this time about the propagation of vulnerable species. The event took place at the Instituto de Investigaciones Agrarias Finca La Orden-Valdesequera, in Badajoz. Here, the participants had the opportunity to get to know more closely the work that the partner CICYTEX has been …

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University of Évora and GEOTA join efforts to restore natural Habitats in the Monchique

The University of Évora and the Study Group on Spatial Planning and Environment (GEOTA in Portuguese) signed a mutual collaboration protocol at the beginning of January (2020) with the objective of creating synergies between the conservation projects that each entity coordinates in Monchique. In order to conserve one of the rarest natural habitats in Europe …

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