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Headline data

Source: Protected Planet

Geographical Area: Germany

Unit of measurement: Percentage

Comment:

The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodological guidelines for the calculation of the indicator - so-called global metadata.

Displayed here are the national time series that fit the global metadata best as well as their comparability with the global metadata. Please find further methodical and country-specific information of the time series in the related national metadata.

Time series available
  • Marine Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) covered by protected areas
  • Marine areas covered by protected areas
Comparability with global metadata

The time series “Marine Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) covered by protected areas” is compliant with the global metadata. The time series “Marine areas covered by protected areas” is not compliant with the global metadata, but provides additional information.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators. Global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Target name

By 2020, conserve at least 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on the best available scientific information

Indicator name

Coverage of protected areas in relation to marine areas

Designated tier

Tier I

Custodian agency

UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) /International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

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