What is the level of public awareness about biodiversity in Europe? Are people willing to take action?

Policy Question
Indicator codes: SEBI 026
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(05 Jul 2010)

Two-thirds of EU citizens do not know the meaning of the word 'biodiversity', let alone understand what the threats and challenges to its conservation are. Most EU citizens have never heard of the Natura 2000 network (80 %). However, over two-thirds of EU citizens report personally making efforts to help preserve nature.

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