European flora and fauna ‘in danger’

European flora and fauna ‘in danger’


The European Red List, a part of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, in its report published on 22 November assessed that a considerable portion of Europe’s native fauna and flora now fall into the threatened category.

The assessment of some 6,000 species reveals that 44% of all freshwater molluscs, 37% of freshwater fish, 23% of amphibians, 20% of a selection of terrestrial molluscs, 19% of reptiles, 15% of mammals and of dragonflies, 13% of birds, 11% of a selection o...


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