Mapping of the Aichi Targets against the UK Biodiversity Indicators

 

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

Aichi Targets
(primary)

Aichi Targets
(indirect)

A1. Awareness, understanding and support for conservation

T1

T2, T4

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

T1

T2, T4

A3. Value of biodiversity integrated into decision making

T2, T4

T3

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

T4

 

A5. Integration of biodiversity considerations into business activity

A5a. Environmental Management Systems

T4

T1, T2, T3

A5b. Environmental consideration in supply chains

T4

T1, T2, T3

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, T7

T1, T2, T4, T5

B1a(ii). Entry-level type schemes

B1b. Area of forestry land certified as sustainably managed

T3, T7

T1, T2, T4, T5

B2. Sustainable fisheries

T6

T3, T4, T7

B3. Climate change adaptation 

T10, T15

 

B4. Pressure from climate change (Spring Index)

T10

T15

B5. Pressure from pollution

B5a. Air pollution

B5a(i). Area affected by acidity

T8

T10

B5a(ii). Area affected by nitrogen

B5b. Marine pollution

T8

T10

B6. Pressure from invasive species

B6a. Freshwater invasive species

T9

 

B6b. Marine (coastal) invasive species

T9

 

B6c. Terrestrial invasive species

T9

 

B7. Surface water status

T8

T5, T10, T14

C1. Protected areas

C1a. Total area of protected areas: on-land

T11

T12

C1b. Total area of protected areas: at-sea

T11

T6, T12

C1c. Condition of Areas/Sites of Special Scientific Interest

T11

T5, T8, T12

C2. Habitat connectivity

T5

T7, T10, T11,
T12, T15

C3. Status of European habitats and species

C3a. Status of UK habitats of European importance

T5, T11

T8, T12

C3b. Status of UK species of European importance

T12

T5, T11

C4. Status of UK priority species

C4a. Relative abundance

T12

T5, T11

C4b. Distribution

T12

T5, T11

C5. Birds of the wider countryside and at sea

C5a. Farmland birds

T7, T12

T5, T11

C5b. Woodland birds

T7, T12

T5, T11

C5c. Wetland birds

T12

T5, T11

C5d. Seabirds

T12

T5, T11

C5e. Wintering waterbirds

T12

T5, T11

C6. Insects of the wider countryside

C6a. Semi-natural habitat specialists

T7, T12

T5, T11

C6b. Species of the wider countryside

T12

T5, T11

C7. Plants of the wider countryside

T12

T5, T7, T11

C8. Mammals of the wider countryside (bats)

T12

T5, T11

C9. Genetic resources for food and agriculture

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

C9a(i). Goat breeds

T13

T12

C9a(ii). Pig breeds

C9a(iii). Horse breeds

C9a(iv). Sheep breeds

C9a(v). Cattle breeds

C9b. Plant genetic resources – Enrichment Index

T13

T12

D1. Biodiversity and ecosystem services

D1a. Fish size classes in the North Sea

T6, T14

T4, T15

D1b. Removal of greenhouse gases by UK forests

T14, T15

T7

D1c. Status of pollinating insects

T14

T7, T15

E1. Biodiversity data for decision making 

E1a. Cumulative number of records

T19

 

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

T19

 

E2. Expenditure on UK and international biodiversity

E2a. Public sector expenditure on UK biodiversity

T20

T2, T3

E2b. Non-governmental organisation expenditure on UK biodiversity

T20

T2, T3

E2c. UK expenditure on international biodiversity

T20

T2

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