SDG Goal 15: Life on Land

This group contains datasets relevant to research investigating Goal 15: Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss.

Source: https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/biodiversity/

Indicators: 15.1.1 Forest area as a proportion of total land area

15.1.2 Proportion of important sites for terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity that are covered by protected areas, by ecosystem type

15.1.3 Freshwater usage changes over time

15.1.4 Proportion of wetlands

15.2.1 Progress towards sustainable forest management

15.2.2 Progress towards sustainable land and water management

15.2.3 Progress towards management of fauna and flora

15.3.1 Proportion of land that is degraded over total land area

15.3.2 Acidity of soil

15.4.1 Coverage by protected areas of important sites for mountain biodiversity

15.4.2 Mountain Green Cover Index

15.5.1 Red List Index

15.6.1 Number of countries that have adopted legislative, administrative and policy frameworks to ensure fair and equitable sharing of benefits

15.7.1 Proportion of traded wildlife that was poached or illicitly trafficked

15.8.1 Proportion of countries adopting relevant national legislation and adequately resourcing the prevention or control of invasive alien species

15.9.1 Progress towards national targets established in accordance with Aichi Biodiversity Target 2 of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020

15.A.1 Official development assistance and public expenditure on conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystems

15.B.1 Official development assistance and public expenditure on conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystems

15.C.1 Proportion of traded wildlife that was poached or illicitly trafficked