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Kostas Triantis, an accomplished biogeographer, has a diverse array of research interests spanning island biogeography, macroecology, community ecology, evolution, and conservation biology. His expertise extends to areas such as diversity theory, species-area relationship, and environmental heterogeneity. With a background including a PhD from the University of Crete and post-doctoral positions at institutions like the Azorean Biodiversity Group and Oxford University, Triantis has made significant contributions to the understanding of Aegean Islands’ biodiversity, particularly in land snails. He has held various academic and administrative positions, including Director-at-Large of the International Biogeography Society and Special Secretary for Water at the Ministry of Environment, Energy, and Climate Change. Currently, he serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Athens and CEO of the Greek Natural Environment and Climate Change Agency.