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Maritime Forum

1) The network of Natura 2000 sites is a key instrument to protect biodiversity in the European Union (EU). It stretches over 18% of the EU’s land area and what percentage of its marine territory?

(A) Less than 10%

(B) Around 20%

(C) More than 30%

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2) In Europe, there are four cooperation structures which aim to protect the marine environment and bring together Member States and neighbouring countries that share marine waters: the Regional Sea Conventions. Which one covers the Atlantic Ocean?


(B) Barcelona Convention

(C) Bucharest Convention


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3) Where can you see the seagrass species Posidonia oceanica (commonly known as Neptune grass)?

(A) Atlantic Ocean

(B) Mediterranean Sea

(C) Baltic Sea

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