Biodiversity has substantially changed in one of the largest Mediterranean wetlands
Photo source: Henk Kosters
The Camargue in southern France is widely recognised as one of the largest and most biodiverse wetlands in the Mediterranean region.
Recent research has now shown that grasshoppers, crickets and locusts, comprising orthopterans, and also dragonflies and amphibians have severely declined since the 1970s. This provides evidence of substantial deterioration of the Camargue ecosystem…