The alert is made by Mario Mendes, a researcher from the Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (CIMA) at the University of Algarve. This is a matter "extremely sensitive" that puts in question "relevant natural and cultural values". Portugal has excellent conditions for the study of the evolutionary history of plants, recognized in almost all over the world. These features have aroused the curiosity and interest of researchers from other countries.
In i Online - 30-01-2018 : Fossils from Portugal are taken out to other countries.