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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
  • Mountain Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) covered by protected areas
  • Mountain regions, covered by protected areas
Comparability with the global metadata

The time series “Mountain Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) covered by protected areas” is partly compliant with the global metadata. The time series “Mountain regions, 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.


By 2030, ensure the conservation of mountain ecosystems, including their biodiversity, in order to enhance their capacity to provide benefits that are essential for sustainable development

Indicator name

Coverage by protected areas of important sites for mountain biodiversity

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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