Ensuring the survival of endangered
plants in the Mediterranean

Project aims

Astragalus idaeusProject goal

Ensure the survival of threatened plant species in the Mediterranean Basin through ex-situ conservation measures


Project achievements:

  • Intensified seed conservation collaboration across the Mediterranean Basin
  • The developmet and implemention of a Mediterranean Basin seed collecting plan that prioritises critically endangered species
  • The conservation of over 900 plant taxa, prioritised for urgent conservation in the collecting plan, through seed banking
  • Research and dissemination of data on over 900 plant taxa collected for conservation and restoration activities
  • Improved skills and knowledge base of conservation staff on Mediterranean islands