The Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) has published its UK Biodiversity Indicators for 2017.
The UK is a signatory to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and is committed to the biodiversity goals and targets ‘the Aichi targets’ agreed in 2010 and set out in the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020. Part of this process is developing and using a set of indicators to report on progress towards meeting these international goals and targets. The UK Biodiversity Indicators are dependent on a wide variety of data, provided by over 100 organisations including Government, research bodies, and the voluntary sector.
The report and associated data can be accessed from the JNCC website here: www.jncc.defra.gov.uk/ukbi.