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Posidonia Oceanica in Danger

The oceanic Posidonia is an endemic plant in the Mediterranean with roots, stalk, leaves and fruit that lives under water between the surface and a maximum depth of some 40 metres...The plant forms prairies of Posidonia, called also, seaweed fields, although they are not formed by seaweed, that are the most important ecosystem of the Mediterranean, equivalent to the forests of the land ecosystems...They were declared in 1999 World Heritage by Unesco.

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The oceanic Posidonia is an endemic plant in the Mediterranean with roots, stalk, leaves and fruit that lives under water between the surface and a maximum depth of some 40 metres...The plant forms prairies of Posidonia, called also, seaweed fields, although they are not formed by seaweed, that are the most important ecosystem of the Mediterranean, equivalent to the forests of the land ecosystems...They were declared in 1999 World Heritage by Unesco.