The 'landscape and nature' category only includes the area under new agri-environmental contracts signed in 2000-2002 under Regulation (EC) 1257/1999 (equivalent to a total of 8.2 million ha) because the data is not available for the 'old' schemes.
EEA standard re-use policy: unless otherwise indicated, re-use of content on the EEA website for commercial or non-commercial purposes is permitted free of charge, provided that the source is acknowledged (http://www.eea.europa.eu/legal/copyright). Copyright holder: Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG-AGRI).
Illegal trade in tropical timber contributes to forest destruction. Many hardware suppliers are now selling timber that has been certified as legal and sustainable. Next time you shop for wood-products, check for labels such as the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
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