The similitudes of Madeira, Azores, Canary Islands and Cape Verde

The similitudes of Madeira, Azores, Canary Islands and Cape Verde

Macaronesia

Definition of Macaronesia and Laurisilva

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Madeira and Azores Islands, in Portugal; Canary Islands, in Spain, and Cape Verde Islands, in Africa, are all part of the so-called Macaronesian region. Did you know what these archipelagos have in common? In this video, three scientists respond to this and other interesting questions. You will also discover what makes Madeira especial from a nature standpoint and why the Laurisilva forest became a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.