Biodiversity organisations and measuring systems

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  • Biodiversity organisations and measuring systems
    • The Ecological footprint
      • A measure of human impact on the environment
    • The Living Planet Index
      • Measures the populations of representative species
        • Looks at forest, freshwater and marine ecosystems
    • The Ramsar Convention
      • Aims to protect wetlands
    • The World Heritage Convention
      • Chooses cultural and natural sites to protect
    • The Millennium ecosystem assessment MEA
      • Assesses the consequences of ecosystem change on people and the actions needed to sustain them
    • The Red list of endangered species
      • Categorises species by how at risk they are
    • The ecosystem scorecard
      • Measures the ability of ecosystems to produce goods and services


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