One-Third of Slovenia Declared Protected Area
Ljubljana, 29 April - The government on Thursday passed a decision on special protected areas, Natura 2000, thereby transposing the European directives on birds and habitats which demand that areas that are home to endangered plant and animal species be protected. According to Environment Minister Janez Kopac, areas covering some 35 percent of Slovenia's territory have been included in the Natura 2000.
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