European Red List of bees
The designation of geographical entities in this book, and the presentation of the material, do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the European Commission or IUCN concerning the legal status of any country, territory, or area, or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. [...] European Commission iv Acknowledgements All of IUCN’s Red Listing processes rely on the The European Red List of bees and consequently this willingness of scientists to contribute and pool their report were requirements of the framework of three collective knowledge to make the most reliable estimates service contracts with the European Commission of species status. [...] The geographical scope is By comparison, of groups that were comprehensively continent-wide, extending from Iceland in the west to assessed in Europe, 59% of freshwater molluscs, 40% of the Urals in the east, and from Franz Josef Land in the freshwater fishes, 23% of amphibians, 20% of reptiles, north to the Canary Islands in the south. [...] Per-capita GDP in many EU states is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west among the highest in the world, and rates of resource by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean consumption and waste production are correspondingly Sea, and to the south-east by the Black Sea and the high – the EU 27’s “ecological footprint” has been Caucasus Mountains. [...] The IUCN Species from Iceland in the west to the Urals in the east (including Information Service (SIS) was used to enter and stored European parts of the Russian Federation), and from all the species data.