Survey on biodiversity conservation in the Strait of Sicily

Published: 2 July 2024| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/rbnr9yr4yh.1


This dataset presents raw data from a survey conducted through in-person interviews between November 2023 and January 2024, yielding 128 responses from 7 coastal locations along the Strait of Sicily. The aim of the survey was to assess confidence and awareness about the biodiversity conservation in the Strait of Sicily and the willingness to pay for habitat conservation in the SoS.


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Data were collected through a self-administered online survey in Italian hosted on Google Form. Respondents were approached through personal contacts of the researchers on the coastal communities, targeting groups that represent individuals interested in marine and coastal ecosystems in the Strait of Sicily.


Istituto di Ricerche sulla Popolazione e le Politiche Sociali Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Sede di Salerno Fisciano


Environmental Economics, Marine Ecosystem, Economic Assessment of Ecosystem Services


Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche