Figure 1. The marine area protected by HELCOM MPAs has grown from 3.9% to 11.7% between 2004 and 2013. The per cent figures above the columns do not include terrestrial coastal areas and islands. Click to enlarge.
Read more about the Baltic Sea Protected Areas in the HELCOM book Pearls of the Baltic Sea.
HELCOM Recommendation 35/1
Biodiversity core indicators
Red list of species
Red list of biotopes, habitats and biotope complexes