Wales has healthy, functioning ecosystems that are biologically diverse and productive and managed sustainably


The land, freshwater and marine environment is best managed to provide the services of food, wood, water, soil, habitats and recreation.

Headline indicator of sustainable development:

  • Percentage of Biodiversity Action Plan habitats and species recorded as stable or increasing

Supporting indicators

Trends in bird populations
  • Ecological impacts of air pollution
  • Air quality
  • River quality
  • Soil quality
  • Sustainable
  • Water resource management