Posidonia oceanica seagrass beds are the most important marine ecosystems along the relatively shallow waters of the Mediterranean coast. These meadows can be found from the
What is MaCoBioS ?
The EU 2020 Biodiversity strategy and 7th Environment Action Programme highlight the importance of halting the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services by preserving ecosystems and fully integrating environmental requirements into policymaking to face climate change.
The main challenge to help the European Union deliver on these targets is to fill knowledge gaps on inter-relations between climate change, biodiversity and ecosystem services, and to ensure an effective transfer of knowledge to relevant stakeholders.
Marine coastal ecosystems are European priority habitats as almost half of its population lives in its maritime regions.