The Natura 2000 Barometer gives an evaluation on the progress made in establishing the Natura 2000 network, both under the Birds and the Habitats Directives. It is based on information on number of sites and areas covered, as indicated by Member States and is published in the Natura 2000 Newsletter.
Number and area of sites of community interest (SCI) and special protection areas (SPA) per Member State. Terrestrial and marine sites are distinguished. Statistics recorded may vary slightly between versions of Natura 2000 data set.
Our natural environment is a key component of our health and wealth. However, our recent assessments show that the majority of habitats and species in Europe have an unfavourable conservation status ...