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Figure Wilderness comparison
Four distinct charts showing comparison of wilderness areas between massifs and between countries.
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Figure Wilderness Quality Index
Wilderness Quality Index maps.
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Figure D source code Overlap between wilderness areas and protected areas under IUCN categories I and II
In terms of overall number, Estonia, Norway, Slovakia and Sweden have the most protected areas classified as Category Ia and Ib, and Category II. Albania, Bulgaria, Estonia and Slovenia have the highest number of protected areas under Category III, but not all countries classify protected areas under this category. The United Kingdom is the only country within the 39 EEA member and collaborating countries that has no protected areas in categories I, II or III. No data available for Ireland.
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Highlight object code Protected areas have increased to cover one fifth of Europe’s land
More than 21 % of the land has some kind of protected status in the 39 countries which work with the European Environment Agency (EEA). However, only 4 % of the sea controlled by countries of the European Union is included within the Natura 2000 network of protected areas, according to a new report from the EEA.
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European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100