Welcome to Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre
Akrotiri Environmental Education Centre is located in Akrotiri community and has been operating since 2004 within the context of a collaboration among the Sovereign Base Areas, the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus and the local community. In 2007 it joined the Network of Environment Education Centres of the Ministry of Education and Culture.
The Centre’s mission is to promote the environmental and cultural value, as well as the uniqueness of Akrotiri peninsula through its programmes and exhibits. The Centre offers educational programmes to organised school groups, whilst welcoming individuals, families and other groups who seek to learn about the environment.
Think globally act locally !
Did you know?
- More than 300 bird species have been recorded within Akrotiri Peninsula
- More than 800 plant species occur within the different habitats of the area, including many orchids
- Sea turtles are laying their eggs at Akrotiri coasts
- A local endemic snail species is found at Akrotiri, which cannot be seen anywhere else in Cyprus or on the globe