UK Biodiversity Indicators 2021. Indicator A1 – Awareness, understanding and support for conservation 2021
These documents support response indicator A1 – Awareness, understanding and support for conservation. The documents include a datasheet and technical background document.
There has been no update since the previous publication.
This indicator addresses awareness of biodiversity and understanding of its value, concern about biodiversity loss, as well as support for performing actions that can help to conserve it. The indicator uses a hierarchical system to group people in the UK according to the extent to which they are aware of the threat to biodiversity in the UK, their level of concern about the loss of biodiversity and the number and type of actions they take to support and protect it.
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Resource type Publication
Topic category Environment
Reference date 2021·10·20
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, UK. 2021. UK Biodiversity Indicators 2021.
The UK Biodiversity Indicators were first published in 2007. They were created to provide a measure for reporting on the UK’s progress towards meeting international biodiversity goals and targets. The indicators were comprehensively reviewed during 2011 and 2012 to ensure they continued to be based on the most robust and reliable available data, and remained relevant to the new international goals and targets developed in 2010 and 2011.
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Metadata date 2021·10·20
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