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Geoinformation and protection of terrestrial ecosystems

The conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity are vital to social and economic development as well as to humanity’s survival. UN Sustainable Development Goal #15 seeks to protect, restore and promote terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.

28.01.2022 | www.geo.admin.ch

SDG-15-Allgemein

 

On its map viewer map.geo.admin.ch the federal administration, in particular the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) and the Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG), provides information on indicators and measures for the preservation of biodiversity, the sustainable use of landscapes and the combating of soil degradation.

Here are some concrete examples of datasets on the topics of biodiversity and terrestrial ecosystems on map.geo.admin.ch:

This news article appears as part of a series on potential contributions of geoinformation to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals ("SDGs").

For more information on the Sustainable Development Goals in general and on Sustainable Development Goal #15, see: 


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