Coverage of protected areas in relation to marine areas

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Headline data

Source: Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: square kilometres / Percentage (%)

Footnote: Source 1 and 2 were used to produce the first two graphs (Coverage of protected areas in relation to marine area (%); Protected marine area (square kilometres)). Source 3 was used to produce the third graph (Mean percentage of each marine KBA covered by protected areas (%))

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