LIVING MEDITERRANEAN REPORT, AN UNPRECEDENTED SOURCE OF DATA ON THE EVOLUTION OF MEDITERRANEAN BIODIVERSITY

A team of scientists coordinated by the Tour du Valat published today the Living Mediterranean Reporta detailed report on the evolution of Mediterranean biodiversity since 1993.

Living Mediterranean Report, an unequivocal assessment of Mediterranean biodiversity

The natural resources of the Mediterranean Basin have ensured the prosperity of human societies for thousands of years. However, the biodiversity of this exceptional region is seriously threatened.

Climate change is more rapid and the impact of human activities is greater than in other areas, and according to the Living Mediterranean Report, this has resulted in the collapse of its biodiversity.

Nearly 30 years after the Rio Summit commitments, and despite glimmers of hope from numerous conservation efforts, the results presented in the report are alarming

 

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