This horizontal bar graphic shows the numbers of bilateral (left-hand axis) and multilateral (right-hand axis) environmental agreements started each year since 1900. It distinguishes original agreements and protocols (darker orange).
Albania,Andorra,Armenia,Austria,Azerbaijan,Belarus,Belgium,Bosnia and Herzegovina,Bulgaria,Croatia,Cyprus,Czech Republic,Denmark,Estonia,Finland,France,Georgia,Germany,Greece,Hungary,Iceland,Ireland,Italy,Kazakhstan,Latvia,Liechtenstein,Lithuania,Luxembourg,Macedonia (FYR),Malta,Moldova,Monaco,Montenegro,Netherlands,Norway,Poland,Portugal,Romania,Russia,San Marino,Serbia,Slovakia,Slovenia,Spain,Sweden,Switzerland,Turkey,Ukraine,United Kingdom
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Environmental agreements are understood here as intergovernmental legally binding documents with a primary stated purpose of preventing or managing human impacts on natural resources. Protocols modify and strengthen existing agreements.