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Indicator 15.4.1: Coverage by protected areas of important sites for mountain biodiversity


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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International organisations(s) responsible for global monitoring

UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)

BirdLife International (BLI)

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Related indicators

In addition to the coverage by protected areas of important sites for mountain biodiversity as an indicator towards SDG 15.4, other disaggregations of particular relevance as indicators towards SDG targets (Brooks et al. 2016) include:

SDG 14.5.1 Coverage of protected areas in relation to marine areas.

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

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