National Policy on Biological Diversity 2016 - 2025

Goal 3 - Target 7 : Vulnerable Ecosystems

By 2025, vulnerable ecosystems and habitats, particularly limestone hills, wetlands, coral reefs and seagrass beds, are adequately protected and restored.
Action 7.1
Identify, map and protect all vulnerable ecosystems
Key Indicator:   By 2020, all vulnerable ecosystems have been mapped and by 2025, 50% of these ecosystems are legally protected.
Action 7.2
Improve management and rehabilitation of vulnerable ecosystems
Key Indicator:   By 2025, 20% (compared to the 2020 level) of all identified degraded vulnerable ecosystems are under rehabilitation programmes.
Action 7.3
Support the implementation of the National Action Plan on Peatlands
Key Indicator:   By 2025, 10,000 ha of degraded peat swamp forests have been rehabilitated.

Related with Aichi Biodiversity Targets

  1. Strategic Goal B   —   Target 5
    By 2020, the rate of loss of all natural habitats, including forests, is at least halved and where feasible brought close to zero, and degradation and fragmentation is significantly reduced.
  2. Strategic Goal B   —   Target 10
    By 2015, the multiple anthropogenic pressures on coral reefs, and other vulnerable ecosystems impacted by climate change or ocean acidification are minimized, so as to maintain their integrity and functioning.
  3. Strategic Goal D   —   Target 14
    By 2020, ecosystems that provide essential services, including services related to water, and contribute to health, livelihoods and wellbeing, are restored and safeguarded, taking into account the needs of women, indigenous and local communities, and the poor and vulnerable.
  4. Strategic Goal D   —   Target 15
    By 2020, ecosystem resilience and the contribution of biodiversity to carbon stocks has been enhanced, through conservation and restoration, including restoration of at least 15 per cent of degraded ecosystems, thereby contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation and to combating desertification.

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