Factsheet: Habitats directive

Habitats directive

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Habitats Directive, 92/43/EC
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Fauna-Flora-Habitat-Richtlinie, 92/43/EWG
Description: 
The habitats directive aims at protecting biodiversity and specifying which areas are worthy of protection. Deriving biomass from these areas can pose challenges, as more nature protection requirements have to be taken into account.
Goal/Aim: 
Protect biodiversity and ecosystem services
Responsible Authority: 
Bundesamt für Naturschutz

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1992
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2006