Saturday, 15 October 2016

Biography George and Fani Konstantinou

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PERSONAL DATA
Name:  George and Fani Konstantinou
Constructor, researcher on the natural history of Cyprus.
Home Address: Kerynias 6, 2200 Geri, Nicosia.
Place of Birth: Nicosia, Cyprus. 5/10/1960
Citizenship: Cypriot.
Marital Status: Married
Telephone number:
Home:         +357-96376823
Work: +357-96376823


President of the Society of the Protection of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity of Cyprus.
Collector and researcher of Cypriot prehistoric fossils, both marine and terrestrial.
Collector and researcher of Cypriot  land snails and seashells. 
University and high school lectures
Researcher of Cypriot Biodiversity
Scientific discoveries (with special permit from the Environment department of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources  and Environment, in Cyprus, for the collection and scientific research on Cypriot fossils and wildlife).
Discovery of a monk seal in a cave near Yialousa. 
Discovery of a world record sea shell Cypraea lurida
Discovery of a new site with Tulipa agenensis in  Pitsilia.
Discovery of  a complete tusk of  a new species of dwarf Cypriot elephant.
Discovery of fossilized whale bones at nine sites in Cyprus.
A new record of insect for Cyprus. 28/5/2010 (Stenostoma rostratum)
New record of 6 mushrooms for Cyprus
Discovery of a new Bronze Age archaeological site near Nicosia with Dama mesopotamica etc.
Two new sites with pygmy hippos and elephants.
Author of numerous articles in local news papers on the natural history of Cyprus. 
About 20 interviews on local TV shows on natural history of Cyprus.
Organizer “Exhibits on the Natural History and Cultural Heritage”
Cyprus wildlife photographer and Filmmaker
3 Website creator of Biodiversity of Cyprus by NGO Protection of the Natural Heritage and the Biodiversity of Cyprus , Ερπετά και αμφίβια της Κύπρου - Reptiles and amphibians of Cyprus by George Konstantinou , Mammals of Cyprus - Τα θηλαστικά της Κύπρου by George Konstantinou

Biodiversity of Cyprus by George Konstantinou on youtube

5 Facebook groups and pages about Cyprus Biodiversity

Publications in Scientific journals
Creator of the Museum of Natural History at the Bird Park of Peyia Paphos.
Participated in the organization of an exhibit on “specimens and habitats of the East Mediterranean” with the Museum of Natural History of the University of Crete, under the INTERREG Program.
Organizer of the “Exhibit on the Natural History and Cultural Heritage” at the exhibition center of Palia Agora of Nicosia Municipality, from 1st of March – 30th  of March 2011.  The exhibit was visited by 3500 visitors and 1500 students from 30 schools and one University, under the instructions of the Ministry of Culture. 

Traveling to Kenya, Greece, Thailand, Singapore, Syria, Germany. Dubai, Egypt, England.

City Free press - Sigmalive


12 εικόνες από την ολική έκλειψη ηλίου [που αξίζει να δεις]- City Free press - Sigmalive - 22.8.2017


Η εξαιρετική συλλογή του Γιώργου Κωνσταντίνου με κυπριακά πετρώματα - City Free press - Sigmalive - 28.6.2017


Ένα πολύ ενδιαφέρον ντοκιμαντέρ για τον άγριο Ακάμα - City Free press - Sigmalive - 14.06.2017

Λευκός καρχαρίας ετών… 2 εκατομμυρίων στο Τσέρι - Sigmalive - 2.2.2017


http://city.sigmalive.com/article/20207/oi-geladarides-sti-limni-toy-agioy-loyka-stin-ammohosto-vinteo

http://city.sigmalive.com/article/19713/supermoon-apo-tin-kypro-eikones-vinteo

http://city.sigmalive.com/article/19699/enas-entyposiakos-rodopelekanos-sti-larnaka-vinteo

http://www.sigmalive.com/en/news/local/149952/rare-monk-seal-spotted-off-the-coast-of-yialousa#.dpuf

http://city.sigmalive.com/article/19579/fokia-monachus-monachus-sti-thalassa-tis-kyproy-eikones-vinteo

http://city.sigmalive.com/article/19371/mystirio-me-gigantiaia-arhaia-agalmata-stin-karpasia-eikones-vinteo

http://city.sigmalive.com/article/19313/etyhe-na-akoyseis-xana-gia-xoklisi-tis-panagias-tis-palloyras

http://city.sigmalive.com/article/15132/entyposiako-vinteo-me-ta-hiliades-flamingko-stin-alyki-larnakas

http://city.sigmalive.com/article/15132/entyposiako-vinteo-me-ta-hiliades-flamingko-stin-alyki-larnakas

http://city.sigmalive.com/article/16279/poio-einai-proto-pragma-poy-tha-ekanes-eklegosoyn-voyleytis




ANT1 NEWS 











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  • RIKNEWS

http://www.riknews.com.cy/index.php/news/perivallon/item/21354-ekkolaptontai-oi-thalassies-xelones-kai-katasparazontai-apo-alepoydes-video

ΜΕ ΤΟΝ ΦΑΚΟ ΣΤΗΝ ΦΥΣΗ - ΚΑΛΥΤΕΡΑ ΜΑΖΙ ΡΙΚ1 - 18/3/2008








Astra Radio 92.8FM












SUNDAY MAIL


DIGGING INTO THE PAST - SUNDAY MAIL 9/10/2011


CYPRUS WEEKLY









In-Cyprus / The Cyprus Weekly



ΠΟΛΙΤΗΣ












 ΠΕΡΙΟΔΙΚΟ ΠΕΡΙΣΚΟΠΙΟ



Paper Works - Publications

New dwarf elephant material from the Pleistocene of Cyprus George ILIOPOULOS1,2, Athanassios ATHANASSIOU3, George KONSTANTINOU4

9th European Association of Vertebrate European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists Palaeontologists Meeting, Meeting, Heraklion 2011





Η επανεμφάνιση της Χαμωτίδας ή Νανόγαλου (Tetrax tetrax) στην Κύπρο μετά από εξαφάνιση τριών δεκαετιών - του Ε. Χατζηστερκώτη και Γ. Κωνσταντίνου

Organized by the Ministry of Interior with the cooperation of Frederick University and the Caprinae Specialist Group of the Species Survival Commission of IUCN




ΦΙΛΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΟΣ 

ΤΑ ΑΠΟΛΙΘΩΜΑΤΑ ΓΡΑΦΟΥΝ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ - ΑΘΡΟ ΤΟΥ ΓΙΩΡΓΟΥ ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ ΣΤΟΝ ΦΙΛΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΟ











Trilobite times



Exibishions





Δημιουργία μουσείου φυσικής ιστορίας στον ζωολογικό κήπο Πέγιας - 15/4/2011




Photophysis Magazine - Greek Nature


Ελέφαντες και ιπποπόταμοι στην Κύπρο!!! Hλεκτρονικo περιοδικο Photophysis - Photophysis Magazine - Greek Nature



Journal Willdenowia 41

youtube


Biodiversity of Cyprus by George Konstantinou on .youtube


Websites

Biodiversity of Cyprus by NGO Protection of the Natural Heritage and the Biodiversity of Cyprus

Ερπετά και αμφίβια της Κύπρου - Reptiles and amphibians of Cyprus by George Konstantinou 

Mammals of Cyprus - Τα θηλαστικά της Κύπρου by George Konstantinou

Facebook groups and pages









Ecology lectures 







Lecture on biodiversity of Cyprus 10 schools at “Exhibit on the Natural History and Cultural Heritage” 

Winter 2009.  Lecture on Cypriot prehistoric and modern mammals of Cyprus at the University of Cyprus, invited by Dr. E. Hadjisterkotis, lecturer of Environmental Biology.

Lecture on biodiversity of Cyprus 30 schools at “Exhibit on the Natural History and Cultural Heritage” at the exhibition center of Palia Agora of Nicosia Municipality, from 1st of March – 30th  of March 2011.



LIFE NAT/CY/000247 - (ICOSTACY)




Documentary Films











Department of Biological Sciences (University of Cyprus)


First record in Cyprus


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NGO)"Protection of the Natural Heritage and the Biodiversity of Cyprus"

President of the Society of the Protection of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity of Cyprus.

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