Description

Coverage by protected areas of important sites for mountain biodiversity

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 15.4 By 2030, ensure the conservation of mountain ecosystems, including their biodiversity, in order to enhance their capacity to provide benefits that are essential for sustainable development

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Data

World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) ( http://www.protectedplanet.net/ )

UNEP-WCMC (Indicator under the BIP) ( http://www.unep-wcmc.org/news/newunep-report-unveils-world-on-track-tomeet-2020-target-for-protected-areas-onland-and-sea )

Linkages: Targets 6.6, 14.2, 14.5, 15.1 and 15.4


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Sources

The list of indicator proposals (as of 11 August 2015) used for the IAEG-SDG Open Consultation with Civil Society, Academia and Private Sector.