Fact sheet on socio – economic benefits of Natura 2000

Natura 2000 benefits society and the economy, providing us with a significant number of services and advantages. The estimated expenditure of visitors to Natura 2000 sites was €50–85 billion per year in 2006. This supports between 4.5 and 8 million full-time jobs. Protected areas provide additional benefits to the regional and local economy, by attracting inward … Continue reading Fact sheet on socio – economic benefits of Natura 2000