During December and January our project (“The influence of local folklore and cultural heritage on the conflict between man and Hermann’s tortoises (Testudo hermanni) in Serbia”) and Rufford fondation was presented in primary and secondary schools in the city of Niš. Project was presented by students from Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science and Mathematics Niš and Biological Society „Dr. Sava Petrović.“ Gallery
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The project was presented at the science festival in Belgrade, which lasted from 15 to 18 of December.
The survey results were presented to the members of biological society NIDSBE „Josif Pančić“ and Students of the Faculty of Science and Mathematics, University of Novi Sad.
Education of the local inhabitants through conversation with the visitors and distribution of informative brochures was held at the “Multimedia challenge”, which was organized by NGO “Centar za unapređenje društvene svesti – Super građanin”.
The second phase of field activities has been completed. During july, researchers on four localities in Serbia Druga faza terenskih aktivnosti je završena. In July researchers at four locations in Serbia conducted a seven-day research on populations of Hermann’s tortoise. Locality: Donji Milanovac Locality: Kladovo Locality: Pašina česma, Leskovac Locality: Kunovica, Niš
Information about Hermann’s tortoise biology, endangering factors in Serbia and beliefs of local people as a factor of endangerment were presented to the students of Faculty of Science and Mathematics, University of Nis, at the research excursion conducted in the Crni Vrh village at the Stara planina mountain.
The first phase of field activities has been completed. The research was conducted at four localities in Serbia, two in the east and two in southern Serbia. Locality: Donji Milanovac Locality: Kladovo Locality: Pašina Česma, Leskovac Locality: Kunovica, Niš
We have created a new brochure on Hermann’s tortoise. Learn where and when we can meet this species, find out if they are safe or in danger and how human activity is endangering the species. Hermann’s tortoise is a protected species and is located on the annexes of many international directives on nature protection. This brochure has been produced during the project “The Influence of Local Folklore and Cultural Heritage…