The development of biodiversity indicators has gained increasing international attention. Biodiversity indicators can reflect whether an ecosystem is healthy and resilient, and can monitor the current status and the developing trend of biodiversity. For example, the size of "forest cover" corresponds with ecological, socio-economic, and cultural impact, which makes it an indicator for both land-use and the pressure of development.
Aichi Biodiversity Targets
Aichi Biodiversity Targets are a set of action plans spanning over ten years (2011-2020) and aiming to protect biodiversity. Aichi Biodiversity Targets not only established specifications to strengthen the "biodiversity conservation", but also incorporated the overall blueprint into the systems of each country and region....
Indicator monitoring system
The biodiversity indicators are based on the biodiversity action plan, and are established to reflect the changes of national biodiversity...