Indicator 15.4.2

Indicator 15.4.2

Mountain Green Cover Index, Index

The Green Cover Index is meant to measure the changes of the green vegetation in mountain areas - i.e. forest, shrubs, trees, pasture land, crop land, etc. – in order to monitor progress on the mountain target. The index, will provide information on the changes in the vegetation cover and, as such, will provide an indication of the status of the conservation of mountain environments.

INDICATOR 15.4.2
Mountain Green Cover Index. The Green Cover Index is meant to measure the changes of the green vegetation in mountain areas - i.e. forest, shrubs, trees, pasture land, crop land, etc. – in order to monitor progress on the mountain target. The index, will provide information on the changes in the vegetation cover and, as such, will provide an indication of the status of the conservation of mountain environments.
TARGET 15.4
By 2030, ensure the conservation of mountain ecosystems, including their biodiversity, in order to enhance their capacity to provide benefits that are essential for sustainable development
GOAL 15
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
See United Nations Global SDG Database

Indicator 15.4.2

Indicator 15.4.2

Mountain Green Cover Index, Index

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INDICATOR 15.4.2
Mountain Green Cover Index. The Green Cover Index is meant to measure the changes of the green vegetation in mountain areas - i.e. forest, shrubs, trees, pasture land, crop land, etc. – in order to monitor progress on the mountain target. The index, will provide information on the changes in the vegetation cover and, as such, will provide an indication of the status of the conservation of mountain environments.
TARGET 15.4
By 2030, ensure the conservation of mountain ecosystems, including their biodiversity, in order to enhance their capacity to provide benefits that are essential for sustainable development
GOAL 15
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
See United Nations Global SDG Database

Indicator 15.4.2

Indicator 15.4.2

Mountain Green Cover Index, Index

INDICATOR 15.4.2
Mountain Green Cover Index. The Green Cover Index is meant to measure the changes of the green vegetation in mountain areas - i.e. forest, shrubs, trees, pasture land, crop land, etc. – in order to monitor progress on the mountain target. The index, will provide information on the changes in the vegetation cover and, as such, will provide an indication of the status of the conservation of mountain environments.
TARGET 15.4
By 2030, ensure the conservation of mountain ecosystems, including their biodiversity, in order to enhance their capacity to provide benefits that are essential for sustainable development
GOAL 15
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
See United Nations Global SDG Database

Indicator 15.4.2

Indicator 15.4.2

Mountain Green Cover Index, Index

Country 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Albania .. .. .. 96.0 .. .. .. .. 95.9 .. .. 96.0
Andorra .. .. .. 83.3 .. .. .. .. 82.9 .. .. 82.9
Armenia .. .. .. 96.2 .. .. .. .. 95.9 .. .. 95.8
Austria .. .. .. 92.4 .. .. .. .. 92.3 .. .. 92.3
Azerbaijan .. .. .. 90.2 .. .. .. .. 90.0 .. .. 90.0
Belgium .. .. .. 99.2 .. .. .. .. 99.2 .. .. 99.2
Bosnia and Herzegovina .. .. .. 99.2 .. .. .. .. 99.2 .. .. 99.1
Bulgaria .. .. .. 97.8 .. .. .. .. 97.7 .. .. 97.8
Croatia .. .. .. 99.3 .. .. .. .. 99.2 .. .. 99.2
Cyprus .. .. .. 93.8 .. .. .. .. 93.7 .. .. 93.7
Czechia .. .. .. 97.7 .. .. .. .. 97.7 .. .. 97.7
France .. .. .. 95.1 .. .. .. .. 95.0 .. .. 95.0
Georgia .. .. .. 95.5 .. .. .. .. 95.4 .. .. 95.4
Germany .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 93.2 .. .. 93.1
Greece .. .. .. 97.6 .. .. .. .. 97.6 .. .. 97.5
Hungary .. .. .. 99.4 .. .. .. .. 99.4 .. .. 99.4
Ireland .. .. .. 94.5 .. .. .. .. 94.6 .. .. 94.7
Israel .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.6
Italy .. .. .. 95.0 .. .. .. .. 94.9 .. .. 94.9
Kazakhstan .. .. .. 89.9 .. .. .. .. 90.0 .. .. 90.1
Kyrgyzstan .. .. .. 75.0 .. .. .. .. 75.0 .. .. 75.0
Liechtenstein .. .. .. 91.4 .. .. .. .. 91.4 .. .. 91.2
Luxembourg .. .. .. 99.3 .. .. .. .. 99.3 .. .. 99.3
Montenegro .. .. .. 98.6 .. .. .. .. 98.5 .. .. 98.5
North Macedonia .. .. .. 97.7 .. .. .. .. 97.6 .. .. 97.6
Poland .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 94.7 .. .. 94.7
Republic of Moldova .. .. .. 97.3 .. .. .. .. 97.3 .. .. 97.3
Romania .. .. .. 98.4 .. .. .. .. 98.3 .. .. 98.3
Russian Federation .. .. .. 83.3 .. .. .. .. 83.2 .. .. 83.3
San Marino .. .. .. 86.8 .. .. .. .. 86.8 .. .. 86.8
Serbia .. .. .. 99.3 .. .. .. .. 99.2 .. .. 99.2
Slovakia .. .. .. 97.9 .. .. .. .. 97.9 .. .. 97.9
Slovenia .. .. .. 94.1 .. .. .. .. 98.3 .. .. 98.3
Spain .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 97.2
Sweden .. .. .. 71.4 .. .. .. .. 71.5 .. .. 71.5
Switzerland .. .. .. 81.8 .. .. .. .. 81.8 .. .. 81.8
Tajikistan .. .. .. 69.9 .. .. .. .. 69.8 .. .. 69.1
Türkiye .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 83.3
Turkmenistan .. .. .. 44.1 .. .. .. .. 44.3 .. .. 44.4
Ukraine .. .. .. 98.7 .. .. .. .. 98.7 .. .. 98.7
United Kingdom .. .. .. 85.6 .. .. .. .. 85.6 .. .. 85.6
Uzbekistan .. .. .. 69.5 .. .. .. .. 69.8 .. .. 69.7
Country 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Albania .. .. .. 96.0 .. .. .. .. 95.9 .. .. 96.0
Andorra .. .. .. 83.3 .. .. .. .. 82.9 .. .. 82.9
Armenia .. .. .. 96.2 .. .. .. .. 95.9 .. .. 95.8
Austria .. .. .. 92.4 .. .. .. .. 92.3 .. .. 92.3
Azerbaijan .. .. .. 90.2 .. .. .. .. 90.0 .. .. 90.0
Belgium .. .. .. 99.2 .. .. .. .. 99.2 .. .. 99.2
Bosnia and Herzegovina .. .. .. 99.2 .. .. .. .. 99.2 .. .. 99.1
Bulgaria .. .. .. 97.8 .. .. .. .. 97.7 .. .. 97.8
Croatia .. .. .. 99.3 .. .. .. .. 99.2 .. .. 99.2
Cyprus .. .. .. 93.8 .. .. .. .. 93.7 .. .. 93.7
Czechia .. .. .. 97.7 .. .. .. .. 97.7 .. .. 97.7
France .. .. .. 95.1 .. .. .. .. 95.0 .. .. 95.0
Georgia .. .. .. 95.5 .. .. .. .. 95.4 .. .. 95.4
Germany .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 93.2 .. .. 93.1
Greece .. .. .. 97.6 .. .. .. .. 97.6 .. .. 97.5
Hungary .. .. .. 99.4 .. .. .. .. 99.4 .. .. 99.4
Ireland .. .. .. 94.5 .. .. .. .. 94.6 .. .. 94.7
Israel .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.6
Italy .. .. .. 95.0 .. .. .. .. 94.9 .. .. 94.9
Kazakhstan .. .. .. 89.9 .. .. .. .. 90.0 .. .. 90.1
Kyrgyzstan .. .. .. 75.0 .. .. .. .. 75.0 .. .. 75.0
Liechtenstein .. .. .. 91.4 .. .. .. .. 91.4 .. .. 91.2
Luxembourg .. .. .. 99.3 .. .. .. .. 99.3 .. .. 99.3
Montenegro .. .. .. 98.6 .. .. .. .. 98.5 .. .. 98.5
North Macedonia .. .. .. 97.7 .. .. .. .. 97.6 .. .. 97.6
Poland .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 94.7 .. .. 94.7
Republic of Moldova .. .. .. 97.3 .. .. .. .. 97.3 .. .. 97.3
Romania .. .. .. 98.4 .. .. .. .. 98.3 .. .. 98.3
Russian Federation .. .. .. 83.3 .. .. .. .. 83.2 .. .. 83.3
San Marino .. .. .. 86.8 .. .. .. .. 86.8 .. .. 86.8
Serbia .. .. .. 99.3 .. .. .. .. 99.2 .. .. 99.2
Slovakia .. .. .. 97.9 .. .. .. .. 97.9 .. .. 97.9
Slovenia .. .. .. 94.1 .. .. .. .. 98.3 .. .. 98.3
Spain .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 97.2
Sweden .. .. .. 71.4 .. .. .. .. 71.5 .. .. 71.5
Switzerland .. .. .. 81.8 .. .. .. .. 81.8 .. .. 81.8
Tajikistan .. .. .. 69.9 .. .. .. .. 69.8 .. .. 69.1
Türkiye .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 83.3
Turkmenistan .. .. .. 44.1 .. .. .. .. 44.3 .. .. 44.4
Ukraine .. .. .. 98.7 .. .. .. .. 98.7 .. .. 98.7
United Kingdom .. .. .. 85.6 .. .. .. .. 85.6 .. .. 85.6
Uzbekistan .. .. .. 69.5 .. .. .. .. 69.8 .. .. 69.7
INDICATOR 15.4.2
Mountain Green Cover Index. The Green Cover Index is meant to measure the changes of the green vegetation in mountain areas - i.e. forest, shrubs, trees, pasture land, crop land, etc. – in order to monitor progress on the mountain target. The index, will provide information on the changes in the vegetation cover and, as such, will provide an indication of the status of the conservation of mountain environments.
TARGET 15.4
By 2030, ensure the conservation of mountain ecosystems, including their biodiversity, in order to enhance their capacity to provide benefits that are essential for sustainable development
GOAL 15
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
See United Nations Global SDG Database

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