Italy - Marine protected areas as a share of territorial waters

10.6 (%) in 2022

In 2022, marine protected areas for Italy was 10.6 %. Marine protected areas of Italy increased from 8.8 % in 2016 to 10.6 % in 2022 growing at an average annual rate of 3.31%.

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What is marine protected areas?

Marine protected areas are areas of intertidal or subtidal terrain--and overlying water and associated flora and fauna and historical and cultural features--that have been reserved by law or other effective means to protect part or all of the enclosed environment.

What is Italy marine protected areas?