Goal 15

Protect, restore and promote the sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainable forest management, combat desertification, stop and reverse land degradation
and halt biodiversity loss

Implementation of Goal 15 will allow to:

  • ensure protection, restoration, and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and other ecosystems, in particular forests, wetlands, dry areas, and mountains;
  • reduce deforestation process and restore damaged forests;
  • combat desertification and restore degraded areas and soils;
  • ensure the protection of mountain ecosystems;
  • promote fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the use of genetic resources and enabling
  • access to them;
  • end poaching and trade in protected animal and plant species;
  • increase financial resources from various sources for the protection and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystems.

Source: https://www.un.org.pl/cel15