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Data source: Protected Planet

Geographic coverage: Germany

Unit of measurement: Percentage

The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodical explanations for the indicator - the so-called global metadata.

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

Time series available
  • Terrestrial and freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) covered by protected areas
  • Terrestrial and freshwater areas covered by protected areas
Comparability with the global metadata

The time series “Terrestrial and freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) covered by protected areas” is partly compliant with the global metadata. The time series “Terrestrial and freshwater areas covered by protected areas” provides additional information.

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This tab provides relevant information on the SDG indicators - such as the political target, the primary responsible organisation (custodian agency) and a link to the global metadata. The global metadata is provided by the Uited Nations Statistics Division.

Target

By 2020, ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and their services, in particular forests, wetlands, mountains and drylands, in line with obligations under international agreements

Indicator name

Proportion of important sites for terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity that are covered by protected areas, by ecosystem type

Tier category

Tier I

Custodian agency

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

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