The Effect of the Sea on Fauna and Flora


To understand the effect of the sea on the fauna and flora of Ria Formosa Natural Park, using as examples the adaptations of animals and plants to their habit;

To promote and share information on the biodiversity present in the various habitats of Ria Formosa, from the barrier islands, sand dunes and salt-pans, to the inland dunes, of which the Pinheiros de Marim recreation area in Olhão is an example;

To encourage contact with nature through guided walks in the Pinheiros de Marim recreation area.

Intended audience

Primary school students in the municipality of Olhão


Theoretical sessions given as class lectures, on topics surrounding the biodiversity of Ria Formosa;

Interpretative walks in the Pinheiros de Marim recreation area;


One year (2020).