No Poverty Zero Hunger Good Health and Well-Being Quality Education Gender Equality Clean Water and Sanitation Affordable and Clean Energy Decent Work and Economic Growth Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Reduced Inequalities Sustainable Cities and Communities Responsible Consumption and Production Climate Action Life Below Water Life on Land Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions Partnerships for the Goals SDG

left Life on Land Goal 15 right
  • Target 15.7 | Eliminate poaching and trafficking of protected species
  • Target 15.2 | End Deforestation and Restore Degraded Forests
  • Target 15.8 | Prevent Invasive Alien Species on Land and in Water Ecosystems
  • Target 15.3 | End Desertification and Restore Degraded Land
  • Target 15.9 | Integrate Ecosystem and Biodiversity in Governmental Planning
  • Target 15.4 | Ensure Conservation of Mountain Ecosystems
  • Target 15.A | Increase Financial Resources to Conserve and Sustainably Use Ecosystems and Biodiversity
  • Target 15.5 | Protect Biodiversity and Natural Habitats
  • Target 15.B | Finance and Incentivise Sustainable Forest Management
  • Target 15.6 | Promote Access to Genetic Resources and Fair Sharing of the Benefits
  • Target 15.C | Combat Global Poaching and Trafficking

Targets and Indicators with Data Availability


Conserve and Restore Terrestrial and Freshwater Ecosystems

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.

Indicator 15.1.1 | Forest area as a proportion of total land area