Reports

TERRA LEMNIA STANDARD OF PRACTICES

September 2020

This Guide presents a set of agricultural practices that favour the landscape and biodiversity of Lemnos and is designed to be used as the basis for operation of a voluntary network of practitioners, the Land Stewards Network, and to create an environmental / landscape label.

GENETIC DIVERSITY AND POPULATION STRUCTURE OF THE SHEEP OF LEMNOS, LESVOS AND AGIOS EFSTRATIOS ISLANDS

August 2020

This report presents the results of the genetic analysis of sheep populations from the islands of Lemnos, Lesvos and Ag. Efstratios, conducted in 2019 and 2020, which indicates the existence of a distinct local population of sheep in Lemnos.
August 2020

MAPPING CHANGE IN AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPES OF LEMNOS

October 2019

This report asseses landscape change of the study area of Fakos in Lemnos Island, combining the results of land cover change analysis based on aerial imagery for 1960-2002 and oral recordings from local residents and key informants.

CULTURAL ELEMENTS OF THE MANDRA SYSTEM OF LEMNOS

July, 2019

This report documents the historic and socio-cultural background of the mandra system, through extensive desktop research and interviews with members of the local community.

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ASSESSMENT REPORT FOR THE INTERCONNECTIONS OF LAND USE PRACTICES AND LAND ABANDONMENT WITH BIODIVERSITY AND SOIL CHARACTERISTICS

March 2019

This report records and prioritises biodiversity-friendly agro-pastoral practices used in Lemnos, guiding the process of selecting appropriate bio-indicator species for long term biodiversity monitoring in the island.

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REPORT OF LEMNOS AGRO-PASTORAL ECOSYSTEMS FLORA

December 2018

This report documents and compares the flora species found on different agro-pastoral ecosystems of Lemnos and assesses the impacts of different agro-pastoral practices on biodiversity.

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REPORT OF LEMNOS AGRO-PASTORAL ECOSYSTEMS AVIFAUNA

December 2018

This report analyses the current status of avifauna on arable land, pastoral land and vineyards of four representative pilot areas of Lemnos, aiming to assess the relation between particular bird species and agro-pastoral practices.

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SEMIDETAILED SOIL MAPPING OF SELECTED AREAS IN LEMNOS ISLAND

December 2018

This report analyses the characteristics and current condition of Lemnian soils, based on field recordings and laboratory analysis of samples that have been collected in representative areas of the island.

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REPORT OF LEMNOS AGRO-PASTORAL ECOSYSTEMS BENEFICIAL INSECTS & OTHER ARTHROPOD FAUNA

December 2018

This report analyses the current status of avifauna on arable land, pastoral land and vineyards of four representative pilot areas of Lemnos, aiming to assess the relation between particular bird species and agro-pastoral practices.

THE LAND USE SYSTEMS OF LEMNOS ISLAND

December 2018

This report analyses the main land use practices and land management regimes on Lemnos, combining desk survey with the results of questionnaire-based field recordings carried out in four pilot areas of the island. Current land use systems, recorded by this report, have been formed based on the traditional agro-pastoral practices used on the island for decades.

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REPORT ON LEMNOS WILD RABBIT POPULATION

December 2018

This report assesses the impacts of wild rabbits on the agro-pastoral ecosystems of Lemnos and analyzes methods of population control and mitigation of damages caused on agricultural production.

REPORT ON CROP LANDRACES, CROP WILD RELATIVES AND WILD HERBS 

July 2018

This report presents a detailed record of Lemnos’ floristic diversiy combining desk survey and fieldwork. An updated version of the report will be published in October 2020.

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LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT AND LOCAL FARMED ANIMALS IN LEMNOS

July 2018

This report records livestock farms, grazing conditions and farmed animals of Lemnos, combining desk survey and fieldwork. An updated version of the report will be published in October 2020.