LIFE ON LAND


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.

Implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation, restore degraded forests and substantially increase afforestation and reforestation globally.

Conservation of mountain ecosystems, including their biodiversity, in order to enhance their capacity to provide benefits that are essential for sustainable development.

Reduce the degradation of natural habitats, halt the loss of biodiversity and, protect and prevent the extinction of threatened species.

End poaching and trafficking of protected species of flora and fauna and address both demand and supply of illegal wildlife products.

Prevent the introduction and significantly reduce the impact of invasive alien species on land and water ecosystems and control or eradicate the priority species.

Integrate ecosystem and biodiversity values into national and local planning, development processes, poverty reduction strategies and accounts.

Mobilize and significantly increase financial resources from all sources to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystems.

Mobilize significant resources from all sources and at all levels to finance sustainable forest management and provide adequate incentives for conservation and reforestation.

Urgent action must be taken to reduce the loss of natural habitats and biodiversity which are part of our common heritage and support global food and water security, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and peace and security.

*Excerpts of SDG from www.un.org and www.undp.org #UNSDG