Call for MPAs: Workshop on marine invasive species management in Mediterranean marine protected Areas

The IUCN- Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation (IUCN-Med) in collaboration with ENALIA PHYSIS Environmental Research Centre will hold a first workshop addressing marine invasive species management in Cypriot MPAs. This meeting will take place in Cyprus close to Cape Greco MPA from October 24-27th, 2017. For more information:

July 20th, 2017|

CYCLAMEN Project: The Cold-water corals of Cyprus

ENALIA PHYSIS is part of the international consortium  of CYCLAMEN project funded by TOTAL corporate foundation, that will undertake an evolutionary survey in Cyprus. The project was commenced in December 2014 and deals with the elusive Cold‐water corals of Cyprus, that have never been investigated before. Within the framework of the two-year project, CYCLAMEN will conduct a detailed [...]

June 5th, 2015|

Environmental Education – Dherynia 3rd Elementary school

Enalia Physis member Iakovos Tziortzis, Biologist, visited the 3rd Elementary school of Dherynia Municipality and talked to students about the biodiversity of Paralimni Lake, the importance of protecting the wetland and learned about the Do's and Dont's, in order to protect the lake ecosystem and its habitats. A field visit to various parts of the [...]

May 21st, 2015|

MarLitCy Project Actions in Pafos – Dive Against Debris and Meet the Sea Actions

Two actions of MarLitCy project took place in Pafos coastal front on 1st of May 2015. Enalia Physis, the leading partner of ''Dive Against Debris'' and ''Meet the Sea'' Actions, joined by Kimon Xylotymvou Diving Club and CyDive diving center, successfully organised and realized these actions. The actions took place in the framework of a multilevel event organised [...]

May 10th, 2015|

Lecture on Marine Biodiversity and Marine Litter

Enalia Physis member and Marine Biologist Antonis Petrou, was the guest speaker to the lecture organised by KIMON Xylotymvou Diving Club. Antonis presented the theme  ”Biodiversity and Diving, new diving wrecks, artificial reefs and Marine Protected Areas” to the divers of the club, fishermen and other stakeholders . In addition the MarLitCy project was presented and the [...]

April 3rd, 2015|

MarLitCy progress

Projects' MarLitCy Board meeting took place on Saturday 14th March 2015 in Nicosia, in order to review the current progress of the project and coordinate future actions. Representatives from all partners, Enalia Physis, Akti, MASDER and Scuba Divers Association, participated in the meeting and expressed their opinions on the progress of the project and the [...]

March 21st, 2015|

”Paralimni lake: An ecological treasure for the area”

Enalia Physis was invited and participated in the event organised by the European funded. BIOforLIFE project on the 11th of March 2015, in Paralimni. During the event Enalia Physis members Iakovos Tziortzis presented the ecological importance of the wetland, the most important species and habitats present in the lake and the opportunities arising from a proper management and promotion [...]

March 21st, 2015|


Enalia Physis Environmental Research Center is proud to be part of the partnership of the MarLitCy project, together with the Famagusta Walled City Association, AKTI Project and Research Centre and the Scuba Divers Association. MarLitCy is a 28 month long project, funded by EuropeAid that aims to use the problem of marine litter as a [...]

February 23rd, 2015|

Triops cancriformis: A new species for the fauna of Cyprus

A new species for the fauna of Cyprus has been  recently reported by Enalia Physis and collaborators from Cyprus, Greece and Italy. The Notostacan species Triops cancriformis was recorded in Paralimni Lake, a temporary brackish lake, in 2013. T. cancriformis is considered a living fossil, since scientific reports date the species back to the Jurassic period (approximately 180 million [...]

January 12th, 2015|

Enalia Physis Publications in 2014

Enalia Physis was founded by people who shared the same passion for the environment and were guided by the same vision: to conduct and promote environmental research in marine, freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems and to encourage and enhance education and ecological awareness of the general public. Enalia Physis members are still serving these purposes and the scientific work that has been [...]

January 12th, 2015|