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Why act?

What is Posidonia ?

Posidonia, a marine plant. Posidonia oceanica is not an alga, but a marine flowering plant that lives only in the Mediterranean Sea.  It forms meadows, real underwater forests that can be found at depths of up to 40 meters.

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What role do banquettes play?

A major role against erosion. The banquettes that form on the beaches from dead Posidonia leaves deposited by the sea support biodiversity and play a major role in limiting beach erosion.  

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What role do Posidonia meadows play?

An ecosystem on its own. Posidonia meadows offer support, shelter, spawning grounds and nurseries for many species.  More than 400 different plant species and several thousand animal species live there

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Posidonia : a protected plant

A precious plant. Posidonia rhizomes grow at a rate of only 1-3 cm per year! It is therefore particularly valuable and is why it is protected.

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  • Take the time to learn more about Posidonia in the section “WHY ACT?”
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C Federico

Cala Millor - Mallorca

IMEDEA´s scientists taking and preparing Posidonia samples to be analysed

27/10/2022 SEE MORE

M Liliane

Roquebrune Cap Martin , plage du Buse

Les posidonies c'est le pied !! Tapis moelleux bien plus doux au pied que les galets ! Malheureusement encore bien trop souvent souillées par les déchets des usagers des plages .... à apprécier et respecter d'urgence !

12/09/2022 SEE MORE

G Sylvi

la plage du jardin de la Méditerranée sur la commune de Bormes les Mimosas

une journée d'été bien moelleuse sur un coussin de posidonie

09/09/2022 SEE MORE

B Melita

Sakarun, Croatia
05/09/2022 SEE MORE

L kaouther

ANNABA-ALGERIA

Far from the anthropization, is located this small beach.. Unfortunately that the fishermen have polluted it..

04/09/2022 SEE MORE

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