Extinction risk

Plant Diversity Patterns and Conservation Implications under Climate-Change Scenarios in the Mediterranean: The Case of Crete (Aegean, Greece)

Climate change poses a great challenge for biodiversity conservation. Several studies exist regarding climate change’s impacts on European plants, yet none has investigated how climate change will affect the extinction risk of the entire endemic …

Population genetic variability and distribution of the endangered Greek endemic Cicer graecum under climate change scenarios

The Mediterranean hot spot includes numerous endemic and socio-economically important plant species seriously threatened by climate change and habitat loss. In this study, the genetic diversity of five populations of Cicer graecum, an endangered …

Species on the brink of extinction

A research program dealing with the monitoring and conservation planning of the Greek endemic species facing extinction