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Indicators of protected areas

During the period 2000-2018, over 100 nature areas were taken under legal protection and many more were proposed for protection. Among the protected areas should be singled out: National Park “Cursed Mountains” (2013) and Wetland of Henc – Radeva, while the other majority are natural monuments of botanical, hydrological, geomorphological, etc.

During the period 2015-2019 alone, a total of 72 new nature protected areas were added to the total number of protected areas.

The trend of increasing the area of protected areas for the period 1980-2018, shows a constant increase in the area of protected areas with a significant increase in 2012.

Source: Environmental Indicators Report:

http://ammk-rks.net/repository/docs/Mjedisi_i_Kosov%C3%ABs_2020_Raport_i_treguesve_mjedisor%C3%AB_-_SHQIP.pdf

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