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Aquatic biodiversity (NB)

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Interpretation of theme:
Is item of theme: Nature and biodiversity

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Aquatic biodiversity (NB) associations

Policy themes are used to classify Key policy issues and policy interventions. The tables below contain the issues and interventions associated with theme item Aquatic biodiversity (NB).

Associated Key policy issues and their components

ComponentDescription
Aquatic biodiversity How will the biodiversity in freshwater bodies develop in the absence of additional policies and measures?
Aquatic biodiversity How will policies and measures to reduce the key pressure factors contribute to meeting the internationally agreed targets of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)?
Aquatic biodiversity What are the key pressure factors causing loss of aquatic biodiversity?
IMAGE framework summary What are the consequences of these changes for international targets for biodiversity protection (addressed by the CBD), climate change (UNFCCC) and human development (addressed by the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals)?
IMAGE framework summary How could global environmental issues such as climate change, biodiversity loss and air pollution evolve?
Terrestrial biodiversity What are the key pressure factors causing biodiversity loss?
Terrestrial biodiversity How will nature conservation policies and measures to reduce the key pressure factors of biodiversity loss contribute to meeting the targets of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)?

Associated policy interventions, their components and the affected components

Policy interventionDescriptionImplemented inAffects component
Enlarge protected areas Increase in areas with protected status, as well the size of the areas as the numer of parks.