Life on land

Sustainable development goal 15 life on land

Target 15.1: 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

Forest area as a proportion of total land area (15.1.1)
Forest area as a proportion of total land area (15.1.1)
2022
39.9
%

Indicator 15.1.1 Forest area as a proportion of total land area

Indicator available Forest area as a proportion of total land area (15.1.1)

Target -

Geographical coverage Norway

Unit of measurement Per cent

Definitions Total land area is the total surface area of a country less the area covered by inland waters, like major rivers and lakes.

Available disaggregation for indicator None

Source​ https://www.ssb.no/en/natur-og-miljo/areal/statistikk/arealbruk-og-arealressurser

Data: time series, last update 2019

Metadata: last update 2020

Global metadata​ Complete global​​​​​​ metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division

Target 15.2: End deforestation and restore degraded forests

By 2020, promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation, restore degraded forests and substantially increase afforestation and reforestation globally

Proportion of forest area within legally established protected areas, IUCN I-IV (15.2.1)

Target 15.5: Protect biodiversity and natural habitats

Take urgent and significant action to reduce the degradation of natural habitats, halt the loss of biodiversity and, by 2020, protect and prevent the extinction of threatened species

National Red List Index for birds (15.5.1)

Target 15.6: Promote access to genetic resources and fair sharing of the benefits

Promote fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources and promote appropriate access to such resources, as internationally agreed

Adopted legislative, administrative and policy frameworks to ensure fair and equitable sharing of benefits utilising genetic resources (15.6.1)
YES, partially

Indicator 15.6.1 Number of countries that have adopted legislative, administrative and policy frameworks to ensure fair and equitable sharing of benefits (arising from the utilization of genetic resources and promote appropriate access to such resources, as internationally agreed)

Indicator available Adopted legislative, administrative and policy frameworks to ensure fair and equitable sharing of benefits utilising genetic resources (15.6.1)

Target 15.6: Promote access to genetic resources and fair sharing of the benefits

Geographical coverage Norway

Unit of measurement -

Definitions -

Available disaggregation for indicator None

Source​ Naturmangfoldloven («Biodiversity Act) https://lovdata.no/dokument/NL/lov/2009-06-19-100?q=naturmangfold

Regulation relating to the protection of traditional knowledge associated with genetic material: https://lovdata.no/dokument/SFE/forskrift/2016-11-25-1367

Data: time series, last update -

Metadata: last update 2020

Global metadata​ Complete global​​​​​​ metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division

Target 15.8: Prevent invasive alien species on land and in water ecosystems

By 2020, introduce measures to prevent the introduction and significantly reduce the impact of invasive alien species on land and water ecosystems and control or eradicate the priority species

Adopted relevant national legislation and adequately resourcing for the prevention or control of invasive alien species (15.8.1)
YES, partially

Target 15.a: Increase financial resources to conserve and sustainably use ecosystems and biodiversity

Mobilize and significantly increase financial resources from all sources to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystems

Total official development assistance for biodiversity (15.a.1)

US Dollar at constant 2018-prices