Growth of the nationally designated protected areas and site number in 39 EEA countries
Overlap may exist due to multiple designations for a same site. The average of overlap is around 14 % at European level. At country level the average varies from 46 % of overlap for Germany, 34 % for Estonia and less that in 5 % in Turkey
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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