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Protected areas of Norway

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Protected areas of Norway

Protected areas of Norway include:

About 14.3 percent of the mainland of Norway is protected. Of this, ca. 8.3 percent is national parks, 1.3 percent is nature reserves and 4.7 percent otherwise protected.[1]

IUCN aims to protect at least 15 percent of all types of nature. Norway has planned protection of new areas before 2010 that totals to 15 percent of the mainland.


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