Examining the bleak future that climate change can bring to Catalonia

<p dir="ltr">As part of the Mediterranean basin, Catalonia is home to a vibrant ecosystem with an&nbsp;<strong>extremely rich wildlife</strong>&nbsp;that makes it one of the world&rsquo;s biodiversity hotspots&mdash;and as climate experts warn, that ecosystem faces an <a href="../../../../../society-science/item/extreme-weather-events-await-catalonia-as-climate-experts-warn-of-bleak-future">existential threat posed by&nbsp;<strong>climate change</strong></a>.</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>"People usually think of the poles, but the Mediterranean is also a very&nbsp;<strong>fragile ecosystem</strong>," said Montserrat Busto, a climatologist at Catalonia&rsquo;s Meteorological Service (METEOCAT).&nbsp;</span></p> / ACN


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