Linked indicator sets for addressing biodiversity loss

Linked indicator sets for addressing biodiversity loss

Indicators will be essential for monitoring progress towards these targets and the CBD will be defining a suite of relevant indicators, building on those developed for the 2010 target. In this paper the authors argue that explicitly linked sets of indicators offer a more useful framework than do individual indicators because the former are easier to understand, communicate and interpret to guide policy.

This paper was one of the outputs from a CCI Collaborative Funded project Numbers that drive policy for conservation: linked indicator sets for the post – 2010 CBD framework.

Suggested citation:
Sparks, T.H. et al. (2011) Linked indicator sets for addressing biodiversity loss. Oryx 45: 411-419

 

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Numbers that drive policy for conservation: linked indicator sets for the post-2010 CBD framework

The target adopted by world leaders of significantly reducing the rate of biodiversity loss by 2010 was not met, but this stimulated the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to adopt a new suite of biodiversity targets for 2020. Indicators will be essential for monitoring progress towards these targets and the CBD will…