Ma­rine Park

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The Na­tional Ma­rine Park of Alonis­sos and the North­ern Spo­rades is a na­ture re­serve for ma­rine life in the Mediter­ranean Sea. The park is es­pe­cially known for its pro­tec­tion of one of the most en­dan­gered mam­mals in the world – the Mediter­ranean monk seal. Park vis­i­tors can swim, dive or walk around the ac­ces­si­ble ar­eas to ob­serve the wildlife. In ad­di­tion to the wildlife, vis­i­tors can also see ar­chae­o­log­i­cal finds in the area, such as ship­wrecks and old monas­ter­ies. An en­vi­ron­men­tal pro­gram ti­tled “The School of the Monk Seal” is also avail­able for young chil­dren dur­ing the sum­mer months at the MOm (Hel­lenic So­ci­ety for the Study and Pro­tec­tion of the Monk Seal) In­for­ma­tion Cen­ter on Alonis­sos. More in­for­ma­tion can be found at the park’s web­site, alonis­sos.gr/en/ma­rine-park, or at www.mom.gr.

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