Activity 4 – The seeds of Europe

Initially, the students presented the biodiversity of Crete, emphasizing that Crete is recognized as a Global Centre of Plant Diversity.Then they presented the most important endemic plants and their uses such as greek sage and diktamo.They also showed photos from the school garden with the herbs planted by the environmental team.

Then they presented MAICh, the center we would visit if the meeting was live. They highlightedτοΤhe Mediterranean Plant Conservation Unit of MAICh and the seed bank of the center as well as the botanical Garden of Threatened Plants and the Herbarium of Cretan/Mediterranean Flora.