Coverage of protected areas in relation to marine areas

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 14.5 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

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World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)

UNEP-WCMC (Indicator under the BIP)

Linkages: Targets 6.6, 14.2, 14.5, 15.1 and 15.4

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