This figure shows the yearly number of extreme weather events (cold, storm, flood and wet mass movement, heat wave, wildfire, drought and drymass movement dry)
in EEA member and collaborating countries in the period 1980 - 2011.
Aggregation of reported numbers from EmDAT in selected countries to yearly totals.
number of events
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A rotting log is a mini nature reserve in its own right!
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