Climate change and biodiversity in South-East Europe

impacts and action – technical background report


Lausevic, R., L. Jones-Walters and A. Nieto (Eds)

REC-Regional Environmental Centre for Central and Eastern Europe and ECNC-European Centre for Nature Conservation, 2009

ISBN: 978-90-76762-26-5

This report describes the impacts of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystem services, with a focus on South-East Europe (SEE); specifically, it contains country assessments of the current knowledge and position in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Turkey. It is a key output of the project: ‘Impacts of climate change in South-East Europe’. As far as possible it is based on state-of-the-art information on the impacts of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystem services and assessments by the experts of the above-mentioned countries. However, it does more than only describing the situation; it also contains various recommendations and suggested actions for policies and mitigation measures.

A summarized version of this report in seven languages is available via the link on the right.

You can download a pdf of this report on the right.