Story More plants, molluscs and freshwaterfish included in the European Red Lists

Europe's natural heritage is showing an alarming decline, according to new research published today. The European Red List, a part of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, assessed a considerable portion of Europe’s native fauna and flora, finding that a large proportion of molluscs, freshwater fish and vascular plants now fall into the threatened category.

Release date 22/11/2011
Contributor Rania Spyropoulou
Concerned URL http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/11/1387&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en
Source European Commission - Environment