Cumulative number of alien species established in freshwater environment in 11 countries
- The cumulative number of alien species introduced in European freshwater ecosystems has been constantly increasing since the 1900s.
- However, this increase is slowing down for freshwater species (EEA, 2009).
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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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