Criterion 1: Conservation of biological diversity
This criterion addresses aspects of the conservation of the biological diversity of forests, which is a key part of sustainable forest management. Biodiversity refers to the full range of plants, animals and microorganisms occurring in a given area, the genes they contain and the ecosystems they form.
Criterion 1 is available as an accessible PDF [11 MB]
The data for the tables and figures presented in Criterion 1 of Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018 are available by Indicator here:
List of forest species and ecological communities (underpinning Indicators 1.2a and 1.2b) are available in a data workbook (in Microsoft Excel) containing lists of species of fauna and flora identified as forest-dwelling and forest-dependent, and lists of forest-dwelling threatened species and threatened ecological communities, including listing status and threat categories where applicable.
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