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Restoring habitat-forming species in coastal and marine areas as a nature-based solution

Opinion
21 January 2022

Key functions of habitat-forming species in coastal and marine ecosystems

The biodiversity and climate resilience of coastal marine habitats is often increased by habitat-forming plants and animals. Examples include colonial plants within salt marshes, mangroves (in the tropics),...



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Restore, reduce, reuse and recycle water - key insights for hydrological ecosystem restoration

Opinion
10 December 2021

The “ Water Framework Directive” (DIR 2000/60/EC) has radically changed the policies of European countries regarding water, which throughout the 1900s were mainly aimed at facilitating its use for human activities and protecting public health from the risks associated with pollution. The...