explicitly state a set of 74 indicators for its monitoring. The set of
indicator was developed in 2007, and follows the work of the Spanish Environmental Profile (PAE in Spanish), the indicators
based report in the field of the environment in Spain.
The first edition was in 2004, and latest, to be published
in Autumn 2014 (its 10th edition), will be an electronic version with an “App”
developed for tablet and smart phone in iOS and android platforms. It describes
85 indicators organized in 17 environmental and sector areas: Air Quality and
atmospheric emissions, Water, Land, Nature, Coasts and marine environment,
Green Economy, Environmental Research, Development and Innovation, Waste,
Agriculture, Energy, Industry, Fishing, Tourism, Transport, Households, Urban
environment, Natural and technological disasters.
There will have a chapter dedicated to Autonomous Regions
with 19 descriptive fact sheets of selected environmental data. It also
includes references to the socioeconomic framework and other issues of
interest, a synthesis of the main messages and a final annex with abbreviations
and indicators. The report complains with the information requested of the
Aarhus Convention, adopted in Spain
by Law 27/2006, about the rights of access to the environmental information,
public participation and access to justice in environment.
Link to the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and
Links to the Spanish
environmental profile. Indicators based report: (Spanish /English)
Links to APP (only in Spanish):
Since 2008, the MAGRAMA produces
another separate detailed annual statistical yearbook that offers detailed
regional and national statistics on various aspects of the environment. The
Public Data Base on Environmental Indicators, which lists 68 key environment
indicators selected in co-operation with the European Environment Information
and Observation Network (EIONET), is also available from the MAGRAMA’s
This Country Profile has been last updated on: Friday, 03 October 2014
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