SDG 15. Life on land

Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss.

Ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems. Promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation and substantially increase afforestation and reforestation. Combat desertification. Ensure the conservation of mountain ecosystems. Take action to reduce the degradation of natural habitats, and protect threatened species. Promote fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources. Take urgent action to end poaching and trafficking of protected species of flora and fauna. Introduce measures to prevent the introduction of invasive alien species.

To learn more: The Sustainable Development Goals explained by the UN