Conservation status of forest-related habitat types of European Union interest listed in the EU Habitats Directive in the EU-25 (number of assessments in brackets)

Figure Created 14 Jun 2010 Published 14 Jun 2010 Last modified 23 Jan 2015
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Conservation status of habitats per biogeographic area in forest ecosystems. Statistics by region on the left, overall statistics on the right.



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  • Twenty-one percent of the conservation status assessments of forest habitats are favourable.
  • Some 63 % of the assessments are unfavourable.
  • Sixteen percent of the assessments are given as unknown.
  • The Alpine and Mediterranean regions have the highest percentage of favourable assessments.
  • There are no favourable assessments for the Atlantic, Boreal and Macaronesian regions.

Geographical coverage: EU except Bulgaria and Romania; number of assessments in brackets.

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