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On June 16, Cyprus’ Department of Environment, presented the first completed phase of its study regarding the management of the island’s coastal and terrestrial zones. 

The presentation took place in Ayia Napa with the participation of local authorities and environmental specialists.

Carried out as part of its obligations to The Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean, the research aims to define Cyprus’ land and sea parts so that they can be easily managed and protected.  

Costas Hadjipanayiotou, director, Department of Environment, Cyprus, stated that the department will continue protecting Cyprus’ coastal and terrestrial zone, whilst promoting regional and national plans contributing to sustainable development.