Article 17 Reporting – Habitats Directive: Guidelines for assessing conservation status of habitats and species at the biogeographical level (2007-2012) - ETC/BD Technical paper N°2/2014

01 Mar 2014

Iulian Petchesi

This report was prepared for the experts who produced the EU assessments of conservation status from the Member State reports for the reporting period 2007-12. It describes the methods used and explains how to choose the appropriate method for a given assessment. The report also describes how each assessment was classified for its contribu5on to progress towards Target 1 of the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy.

Prepared by: Douglas Evans (from ETC/BD-MNHN, FR), Carlos Romão (from EEA, DK)