Conservation

Alternate Term Label:
Environmental preservation
Environmental protection
Report

Living planet report 2020

This report highlights the decline of species and the overall ecosystem health of the plant. Findings show an average 68% fall in monitored populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish between 1970 and 2016.
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Social progress index 2014

The Social Progress Index builds upon an important legacy of prior efforts to go beyond GDP in measuring national performance. The Index measures social progress directly, independent of economic development. It is based on a holistic and rigorous framework for defining social progress based on...
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Social progress index 2016

The Social Progress Index is the first comprehensive framework for measuring social progress that is independent of GDP, but complementary to it. The Index provides a systematic, empirical foundation to guide strategy for inclusive growth. It was first implemented at the national level in 2014...
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Social progress index 2017

The Social Progress Index rigorously measures country performance on a wide range of aspects of social and environmental performance, which are relevant for countries at all levels of economic development. It enables an assessment of not just absolute country performance but relative performance compared to...
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2018 social progress index

The Social Progress Index is the only measurement tool to comprehensively and systematically focus exclusively on the noneconomic dimensions of social performance across the globe with transparent and actionable data. This is the fifth year of the index, and the index contains actionable and sharp...
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2019 social progress index

The Social Progress Index is the only measurement tool to comprehensively and systematically focus exclusively on the noneconomic dimensions of social performance across the globe with transparent and actionable data.
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2020 social progress index

The Social Progress Index provides a comprehensive picture of the lived experience of more than 7 billion people across 163 countries. The index is the most comprehensive measure of a country’s social and environmental performance independent of economic factors, and complements traditional measures of success...
Journal article

Consequences of information suppression in ecological and conservation sciences

This article outlines the findings of a survey conducted by the Ecological Society of Australia. The survey found that approximately half of government respondents, and nearly 40 per cent of industry respondents, had been prohibited from public communication about their research. This includes discussion of...
Strategy

Te Mana o te Taiao

Te Mana o te Taiao sets out a strategic framework for the protection, restoration and sustainable use of biodiversity, particularly indigenous biodiversity, in Aotearoa New Zealand, from 2020 to 2050.
Strategy

Department of Conservation climate change adaptation action plan

New Zealand’s changing climate is affecting nearly every aspect of the Department of Conservation’s (DOC’s) responsibilities. This Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan (CCAAP) outlines the actions DOC will take to reduce the risks posed by our changing climate between 2020/21 and 2024/25.