Green_book- Mar Menor by linfengfengfz

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									Spain
Murcia




Torre Pacheco
        Comenius   project


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  That is Europe.



Here is
Spain.
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This is the Autonomous
   Region of Murcia




                      Here is

                   Torre Pacheco.




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    It isn’t the very nice place
              in the word.




But we live here and we like it.
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This
   is
    our
      green
          book
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The Mar Menor or Small Sea.




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 Specially Protected Zone
• The lagoon has been designated by the
  United Nations as a Specially Protected
  Zone of Importance for the
  Mediterranean.




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 The Mar Menor or Small Sea is
the largest natural lake of Spain
 and the largest salty lagoon in
     Europe, located by the
         Mediterranean.




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The lake has an area of 170 square kilometers




                      Mediterranean Sea
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It is separated from the mediterranean by a
22 km narrow sandy strip known as La
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Manga del Mar Menor or simply La Manga.
Mediterranean Sea




                    Small Sea

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     50 years ago


Wilderness




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The ecology of the Mar Menor
 coastal lagoon: a fast
 changing ecosystem under
 human pressure.




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It is probably the most developed and
   overcrowded holiday area of Murcia,
   despite being declared a Specially
   Protected Area of Mediterranean
   Importance by the United Nations.




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But it is a paradise.




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  Around the entire Mar Menor
area you will find lots of beaches
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           to explore.
It is fascinating to see this kind of
 sea which looks like a little lake.




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The entire Mar Menor is at its deepest spot is
 only 8 meters deep and maintains a water
 temperature of 17 Celsius on the average.




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They are habitats with an
important ecological role.




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They are habitats with an important ecological role.




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They are habitats with an important ecological role.




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The Mar Menor lagoon is one of the most
important ecological singularities in the
Mediterranean area.




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The Mar Menor is the largest coastal lagoon
in the Western Mediterranean and it is an
important site for wintering .




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Ecological quality and biodiversity




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 The Mar Menor is changing
rapidly due to human activity




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   But food is also important to us.

   And
 caldero
    is
delicious.




                 Enjoy it.             32
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