Nature protection and biodiversity - Drivers and pressures (Sweden)
- Nature and biodiversity
Designating protected areas does have positive effects on biodiversity but this action still lacks sufficient planning on a larger scale.
c) What are the related key drivers (D) and pressures (P) at national level?
A landscape perspective is needed
Natural resources are not used in a sustainable way in the everyday landscape. Designating protected areas does have positive effects on biodiversity but this action still lacks sufficient planning on a larger scale, as the individual sites of protected areas need to be understood and within their (or the associated) landscape, i.e. there is a need to have a landscape perspective. This, together with the pressure of global change, increased globalisation of trade and invasive species, puts a high pressure on biodiversity and ecosystem services.
Pathways of introduction for alien species in Sweden. Go to:
http://www.nobanis.org/Charts.asp. Select country: Sweden. Choose type of chart: Number of alien species by pathway of introduction.
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
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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