Mapping of the EUBS Targets and Actions against the UK Biodiversity Indicators

 

Indicator number (Strategic Goal / number), title,
and measures where applicable

EUBS Targets
(Primary/
indirect)

EUBS Actions
(Primary/
 indirect

A1. Awareness, understanding and support for conservation

T6

A3, A5

A2. Taking action for nature: volunteer time spent in conservation

T6

A3

A3. Value of biodiversity integrated into decision making

T6

A17

A4. Global biodiversity impacts of UK economic activity / sustainable consumption 

T6

A17

A5. Integration of biodiversity considerations into business activity

A5a. Environmental Management Systems

T6

A17

A5b. Environmental consideration in supply chains

T6

A17

B1. Agricultural and forest area under environmental management schemes

 

 

 

B1a. Area of land
in agri-environment schemes

B1a(i). Higher-level or targeted schemes

T3

T6

A8

B1a(ii). Entry-level type schemes

B1b. Area of forestry land certified as sustainably managed

T3

T6

A11

A12

B2. Sustainable fisheries

T4

T6

A13

A14

B3. Climate change adaptation 

T6

 

B4. Pressure from climate change (Spring Index)

T6

 

B5. Pressure from pollution

B5a. Air pollution

B5a(i). Area affected by acidity

T2, T6

 

B5a(ii). Area affected by nitrogen

B5b. Marine pollution

T4, T6

A14

B6. Pressure from invasive species

B6a. Freshwater invasive species

T5

T6

 

B6b. Marine (coastal) invasive species

T5

T6

 

B6c. Terrestrial invasive species

T5

T6

 

B7. Surface water status

T2, T6

 

C1. Protected areas

C1a. Total area of protected areas: on-land

T1, T2

A1

C1b. Total area of protected areas: at-sea

T1, T2

A1

C1c. Condition of Areas/Sites of Special Scientific Interest

T1, T2

A1

C2. Habitat connectivity

T1, T2

A6

C3. Status of European habitats and species

C3a. Status of UK habitats of European importance

T1

T2, T3, T4

A1

C3b. Status of UK species of European importance

T1

T2, T3, T4

A1

C4. Status of UK priority species

C4a. Relative abundance

T1, T2

 

C4b. Distribution

T1, T2

 

C5. Birds of the wider countryside and at sea

C5a. Farmland birds

T1, T2, T3

 

C5b. Woodland birds

T1, T2, T3

 

C5c. Wetland birds

T1, T2

 

C5d. Seabirds

T1, T2, T4

A14

C5e. Wintering waterbirds

T1, T2

 

C6. Insects of the wider countryside

C6a. Semi-natural habitat specialists

T1, T2, T3

 

C6b. Species of the wider countryside

T1, T2

 

C7. Plants of the wider countryside

T1, T2

 

C8. Mammals of the wider countryside (bats)

T1, T2

 

C9. Genetic resources for food and agriculture

C9a. Animal genetic resources – effective population size of Native Breeds at Risk

C9a(i). Goat breeds

T3

A10

C9a(ii). Pig breeds

C9a(iii). Horse breeds

C9a(iv). Sheep breeds

C9a(v). Cattle breeds

C9b. Plant genetic resources – enrichment index

T3

A10

D1. Biodiversity and ecosystem services

D1a. Fish size classes in the North Sea

T2, T4

 

A5, A14

A13

D1b. Removal of greenhouse gases by UK forests

T2
T3

A5

A11

D1c. Status of pollinating insects

T2 

T3

A5

E1. Biodiversity data for decision making 

E1a. Cumulative number of records

T6

 

E1b. Number of publicly accessible records at 1km2 resolution or better

T6

 

E2. Expenditure on UK and international biodiversity

E2a. Public sector expenditure on UK biodiversity

T6

A2, A18

E2b. Non-governmental organisation expenditure on UK biodiversity

T6

A2, A18

E2c. UK expenditure on international biodiversity

T6

A2, A18

Note: Targets and Actions are classed as either ‘primary’ – suggesting the indicator is of direct relevance to the Target or Action; or 'indirect’' – suggesting the relevance or importance is less direct.