Land and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Goal 15: Life on land
Target 15.1: By 2020, ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and their services, in particular forests, wetlands, mountains and drylands, in line with obligations under international agreements

 

Selected indicators on the Land Portal

This indicator measures the proportion of terrestrial protected areas as a share of the total land area in a country.

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This indicator measures the proportion of marine protected areas as a share of the total territorial waters in a country.

This indicator measures the proportion of terrestrial and marine protected areas as a share of the total territorial area, including territorial waters, in a country.

This indicator measures the proportion of terrestrial protected areas as a share of the total land area in a country.

This indicator is part of the set of Indicators of the Legal Security of Indigenous and Community Lands estimated by LandMark (http://www.landmarkmap.org/)

This indicator is part of the set of Indicators of the Legal Security of Indigenous and Community Lands estimated by LandMark (http://www.landmarkmap.org/)

Indicator Min-Max
Number of years

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Indicator details

Status
Tier 1

The Indicator is conceptually clear, has an internationally established and available methodology and standards, and that data is regularly produced by countries for at least 50 per cent of countries and of the population in every region where the indicator is relevant.