Table 2. Biodiversity policy scenarios for Malta

Policy Instrument Policy Scenario
1. Low protection 2. Medium protection 3. High protection
Protected area management objectives Not met Partially met Fully met
Area under agri-environmental schemes Decreases Does not change Increases
Area designated for “non-development” Decreases Remains stable Increases
Adaptation plans for climate change No plans Partially integrated into other sectors Fully integrated into other sectors