Indicators 1-17 of 17 indicators that match your search criteria:
 
Rank
Indicator
10
Open land lost to development in square km
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 Series, Scottish Natural Heritage, MLURI
 
Keywords: biodiversity, development, environment, land, land use, open space, sprawl
 
 
10
Total area in significant land-use categories
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Various provincial government departments involved in land management
 
Keywords: biodiversity, environment, farm land, forest, land use, wetlands, wilderness
 
 
10
Rate of change of wilderness area
 
Used by:
Sustainability Institute - Balaton Group
Data source:
Proposed
 
Keywords: biodiversity, ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, wilderness, wildlife
 
 
10
Number of acres of major terrestrial ecosystems
 
Used by:
Interagency Working Group on Sustainable Development Indicators (IWGSDI)
Data source:
Biological Research Division, US Geological Survey, US Department of Interior
 
Keywords: biodiversity, ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use
 
 
8
Percent of significant natural areas protected
 
Comment: This assumes that the stewardship agreement will be honored.
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Hamilton Harbour Watershed Stewardship Project, 95-95 Report
 
Keywords: biodiversity, conservation, ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, open space, protection, wetlands
 
 
8
Biodiversity - amphibian
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
Puget Sound Wetlands and Stormwater Research Program
 
Keywords: biodiversity, diversity, environment, habitat, land use, species, surface water
 
 
8
Biodiversity - plant
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
Puget Sound Wetlands and Stormwater Research Program
 
Keywords: biodiversity, diversity, environment, habitat, land use, plant, species, vegetation
 
 
7
Song bird diversity or population
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
US Fish and Wildlife Service, MN Ornithological Union, MN Department of Natural Resources
 
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Black Hills Audubon Society
 
Keywords: biodiversity, bird, diversity, ecosystem, environment, habitat, open space, population, trees
 
 
7
Number of species at risk
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Environmental Protection; COSEWIC
 
Minnesota Planning
MN Department of Natural Resources
 
Keywords: biodiversity, diversity, ecosystem, environment, extinction, species
 
 
7
Land parcels greater than 80 acres, and greater than 160 acres
 
Used by:
Missoula City-County Health Department
Data source:
Missoula County Surveyors' Office
 
Keywords: biodiversity, development, ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, zoning
 
 
6
Proportion of species approaching target population size
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Environmental Protection
 
Keywords: biodiversity, diversity, environment, population, species
 
 
6
Index of land naturalness
 
Used by:
British Columbia - Commission on Resources and Environment
Data source:
Ministry of Forests, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
 
Keywords: biodiversity, development, environment, impervious surfaces, land use, natural
 
 
6
Acres of environmentally sensitive areas
 
Used by:
City of Richmond
Data source:
City of Richmond ESA database
 
Keywords: biodiversity, environment, land use
 
 
6
Acres of occupied grizzly habitat
 
Used by:
Missoula City-County Health Department
Data source:
US Fish and Wildlife Service
 
Keywords: biodiversity, diversity, environment, forest, habitat, land use, open space
 
 
6
Tailed frog population
 
Used by:
Missoula City-County Health Department
Data source:
USDA Forest Service, Lolo National Forest
 
Keywords: biodiversity, environment, frogs, pollution, streams, water, water pollution, water quality
 
 
5
Stream miles opened for migratory fish
 
Used by:
United States EPA Region 3 - Chesapeake Bay Program Office
Data source:
MD Department of Natural Resources
 
Keywords: biodiversity, diversity, environment, fish, migration, streams, surface water
 
 
3
Population of endemic species for which the region has key custodial role
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Environmental Protection; Canadian Wildlife Service
 
Keywords: biodiversity, diversity, environment, habitat, population, protection, species