Photo Gallery: Europe's Threatened Species

Foto: Jorg Freyhof

Species under Threat 'Alarming Decline' in European Aquatic Life

Biodiversity in Europe's lakes and rivers is shrinking. Pollution, overfishing, habitat loss and the introduction of invasive species threaten a large number of fish, mollusks, snails and plants, according to a new European Commission report. The situation for animals on land isn't much better.
-- kla