Conservation status of habitat types of European Union interest in lake and river ecosystems
Fifteen per cent of the conservation status assessments of lake and river habitats are favourable.
Some 64 % of the assessments are unfavourable.
Twenty-one per cent of the assessments are unknown.
The Macaronesian and Alpine regions have the highest percentage of favourable assessments (around 40 %).
There are no favourable assessments for the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Pannonian regions.
Geographical coverage: EU except Bulgaria and Romania; number of assessments in brackets.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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