Coverage of protected areas broken down by ecosystem type, including total area of forests in protected areas (thousands of hectares) ( BAA )

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development 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

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UNEP-WCMC, Alliance for Zero Extinction, Conservation International, BirdLife International (Indicator under the BIP)

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

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

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