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Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis of the Caspian Sea, The Caspian Environment Programme, 2002
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Biodiversity in the Caspian Sea (Approximate numbers)
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The region presents a wealth of opportunities in other areas, including bioresources, transport corridors, and not least ecotourism. These new ventures may bring increased prosperity, but they also put pressure on traditional rural communities and the environment. This graphic presents the number of species in the groups: phytoplankton, zooplankton, zoobenthos, fishes, marine and land mammals and birds.