THESE ISOLATED ISLANDS HAVE UNIQUE BIOGEOGRAFY IN THE WORLD. MOST OFENDEMIC LIVING ARE AT RISK OF EXTINCTION or extinguished.
Macaronesia is a modern name to designate the several groups of islands in the North Atlanticnear Europe and Africa, and a extensive area of the coast of Northwest Africa, bordered to these groups of islands, that goes from Morocco to Senegal.
Macaronesia consists of four islands:
- Madeira, including the Ilhas Selvagens
- Cape Verde