Biodiversity in the Republic of Macedonia

Mihajlov, Ljupco and Trajkova, Fidanka and Zlatkovski, Vasko and Hristova, Emilija (2011) Biodiversity in the Republic of Macedonia. Journal of Life Sciences, 5 (10). pp. 873-877. ISSN 1934-7391

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Status and trends of biodiversity components in Republic of Macedonia are presented in this article. The monitoring of biodiversity components is conducted according to the criteria of SEBI 2010 (Streamlining European 2010 Biodiversity Indicators) for establishment of consistency at global, regional, EU and national indicator level. Two core segments of the Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan of Republic of Macedonia are presented as well as the draft list of biodiversity indicators. Ecosystems and biotopes (presented with plant communities) are explained from which 30 Corine habitat classes are identified for the Republic of Macedonia. The number of endemic and endangered species from different taxonomic groups of vascular plants, fungi, fauna, and Emerald species with European importance are presented. Agro-biodiversity, structure of agriculture land, autochtonic breeds of domestic animals as well as the network of protected areas in Republic of Macedonia are presented. At the end conclusion remarks are given for future necessary activities at national and international level regarding monitoring and conservation of the biodiversity.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Natural sciences > Chemical sciences
Agricultural Sciences > Other agricultural sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Depositing User: Fidanka Trajkova
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2012 13:42
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2013 15:13

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