Cumulative number and surface area of protected areas in the 39 EEA countries
The graph shows the evolution over years of areas protected under national designations both in terms of cumulative number of sites and cumulative area. The information is the one reported by EEA countries (and collaborative countries) as part of the EIONET priority data flow within the Common Database on Designated Areas (CDDA)
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