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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
A recent paper published in PLOS ONE provides insights into the success of protected areas (PAs) in protecting the health and productive capacity of land around the world.
It provides an indicator of the state of, pressures on and changes in and around protected areas globally, by quantifying trends in land productivity and reviewing the difference in land productivity dynamics across continents and management styles.
The 2020 PREDICT Dataset Methodology includes three main sections: