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Environmental indicators in Slovenia


Environmental indicators are based on graphs, maps and assessments and as such present environmental trends in Slovenia. The indicators represent one of the four pillars of our environmental reporting, and are prepared in accordance with the Environmental Protection Act. The Environmental Indicators in Slovenia website enables users to browse among 180 indicators. They are based on numerical data and they indicate the state, characteristics and trends of environmental development in Slovenia. They are prepared using a systematic approach based on data and monitoring, as shown in the information pyramid.

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Neutral

Environmental protection is important to the residents of the EU and Slovenia. The most significant environmental issues mentioned are growing amount of waste, air pollution, and climate change. A large majority of respondents agreed with statements expressing concern about various environmental problems and acknowledging their impact on their daily lives and health.

Bad

According to the state of epiphytic lichens, the preservation of forests and air quality is poor in the entire territory of the Republic of Slovenia, except in forests at higher altitude in the Alps and partially in the Dinaric mountain range.

Neutral

The number of available beds and of overnight stays, in particular, have been growing constantly during the period in question (1992-2009). Tourist bed occupancy rates were highest during the summer months, when the majority of tourists visit seaside tourist resorts, with a slightly smaller share visiting mountain and health resorts. During the winter season, health resorts record the highest number of overnight stays.

Neutral

In 2008, the trend of reducing annual quantities of deposited waste continued both in landfills that are part of public infrastructure as well in landfills operated by the industry. In 2008, 835.3 thousand tonnes of waste were deposited on landfills belonging to public infrastructure and 207.8 thousand tonnes were deposited on landfills operated by industry.