• Without Permission – a short documentary about irregular migration to Europe

    New Documentary by Floris Asche showcases SITU’s commendable contribution towards developing a mutually beneficial solution in the long standing quandary involving illegal migration to Europe. Aptly named “Without Permission” the documentary depicts the plights of the illegal immigrants to the Greek island of Samos as well as the concerns shared by the local population. It […]

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  • Poor waste management threatens island image

    While the Greek islands are normally associated with happy sun-and-sea holidays, mountains of trash are also a common eyesore that authorities have failed to deal with in an effective manner. It was this failure that recently prompted the University of the Aegean and the nongovernmental organization Sails for Science, which specializes in the sustainable development […]

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  • «Πέταξε τα σκουπίδια σου αλλιώς», στα ελληνικά νησιά

    Δεν είναι μόνον ο ήλιος και η θάλασσα αυτό που χαρακτηρίζει τα ελληνικά νησιά. Τα σκουπίδια είναι μια κοινή «πληγή», καθώς έως σήμερα οι αρμόδιοι δεν έχουν κατορθώσει να τα διαχειριστούν ορθώς. Βάσει αυτής της παραδοχής το Πανεπιστήμιο Αιγαίου και της ΜΚΟ «Sails for Science», που ασχολείται με την αειφόρο ανάπτυξη των νησιών, διοργάνωσαν στη […]

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  • NEWS FROM THE LAB: Epipactis palustris

    Epipactis palustris; inbreeding depression; nectar reward; pollen limitation pollination efficiency Jacquemyn, H. et. al (2015): Pollen limitation and the contribution of autonomous selfing to fruit and seed set in a rewarding orchid. Am J Bot. 102:67-72. Abstract: Premise of the study: Although rewarding orchids are believed to have a high pollination efficiency, pollination success is […]

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  • Native orchids on the roof

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