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Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Indicator 15.1.2: Proportion of important sites for terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity that are covered by protected areas, by ecosystem type

Proportion of Protected Natural Areas

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

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Proportion of Protected Natural Areas

Indicator description
Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

Unit of measurement

Percentage

Definitions

The 2016 California Protected Areas Database (CPAD) and the 2016 California Conservation Easement Database (CCED) were used to assess protection status of natural areas.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Proportion of important sites for terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity that are covered by protected areas, by ecosystem type

Indicator number

15.1.2

Target name

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

Target number

15.1

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

1

UN custodian agency

UNEP-WCMC,UNEP

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Organisation

Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation and Environment (LASAN)

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Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

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