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The Top 50 Mediterranean Island Plants: Wild plants at the brink of extinction, and what is needed to save them

Highlights the fragility of these important island floras

Edited By: Bertrand de Montmollin and Wendy Strahm

110 pages, colour photos, dist maps

International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

Paperback | Jan 2002 | #158937 | ISBN: 283170832X
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Presents a selection of 50 of the most threatened plant species growing on Mediterranean islands. The booklet aims to draw the attention of both the public and politicians to the vulnerability of island floras in the Mediterranean, and calls for urgent conservation measures. The impact of increasing human activity and changes in agricultural practices must not lead to the extinction of these and other species.


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