Monday, 22 October 2012
The EEA has just published 'Protected Areas in Europe- an overview'.. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of protected areas and aims to assist policy makers and the wider public in understanding the complexity of the current systems of protected areas. This report was the result of several months of collaborative and very productive work amongst the ETC/BD and the EEA.
Protected Areas in the various forms provide a vital role in safeguarding Europe's biodiversity. This report discusses the many factes of Protected Areas, from the historical context, to uses & types of Protected Areas, the interaction between nationally protected areas and Natura 2000 sites, Marine Protected Areas and assessments related to Protected Areas.