Conservation status of habitat types of European Union interest in marine ecosystems
- Some 50 % of the assessments of habitats linked to marine ecosystems are unfavourable.
- Forty per cent of the assessments are unknown.
- The Marine Macaronesian region has about 50 % favourable assessments.
- The Marine Atlantic and Marine Mediterranean regions have the highest percentage of unknown assessments (more than 50 %).
- There are no favourable assessments for the Marine Atlantic, Marine Baltic and Marine Mediterranean 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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