In 2015, 36.8% of the Belgian marine surface was in a Natura 2000 protected area. To achieve the sustainable development goal, this figure must be at least 10% by 2020.
Natura 2000 protected marine area - Belgium
percentage of total Belgian marine surface
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Calculations FPB based on EEA (2017), Natura 2000 barometer statistics, http://www.eea.europa.eu/ and on FPS Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment (2016), Notre mer en quelques mots, http://www.health.belgium.be/fr/notre-mer-en-quelques-mots (consulted on 08/11/2017).
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