Target 6.6: Protect and Restore Ecosystems



Overview


SDG Target: By 2020, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes

Context: The degradation of aquatic ecosystems and natural resources within a catchment impacts biodiversity, hydrological flow, environmental water requirements, water quality, and the ability to use natural resources. Source water protection is often considered among the most cost-effective options to restore aquatic systems. Reducing water stress on the aquatic systems, protecting source water areas, evaluating land use development plans, supporting better forest management, rehabilitating affected ecosystems to boost biodiversity and water resources functioning, and implementing payment of ecosystem services to support upstream conservation.




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The Pacific Institute works to create a healthier planet and sustainable communities. We conduct interdisciplinary research and partner with stakeholders to produce solutions that advance environmental protection, economic development, and social equity in California, nationally, and internationally. Learn More

Ag Innovations is founded on the power of collaboration. We imagine, design, and convene powerful collaboratives that quickly develop the vision, strategies, and implementation plan to drive change. We focus on the food system and the human and natural resources ... Learn More

El rio Hato y el Rio de Oro son dos rios que irrigan el municipio de piedecuesta dando lugar a microcuencas (Rio Hato o Lato, Menzuly, diamante, suratoque, rio frio, otras) que actualmente se entran bajo amenaza de extincion por ... Learn More

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Grupo Nutresa is the leading food processor company in Colombia, and one of the biggest food companies in Latinamerica. Its headquarters are located in Medellín, Colombia and it has direct operations along 14 countries, with sales up to 71 countries ... Learn More

The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) is a partnership of some of the world’s leaders in sustainable water resource management, bringing together businesses, multilateral agencies, governments, civil society and communities to drive consensus-based actions on shared water risk. At the ... Learn More

Earth5R is a non-profit environmental organization. It's a social venture with a focus on addressing deep-rooted socio- environmental issue. A global network of volunteers spread across several countries and major cities of India fuel this movement. The Mission of Earth5R ... Learn More

Water Education Everywhere Finite but renewable, water is essential for life. We all use, need and impact water, so understanding how we can use water more sustainably is vital. Water literacy starts with effective education. Our mission is to provide ... Learn More

Global Environmental Legacy supports solutions to clean contaminated water. The objective is to improve ecosystems and to protect drinking water supplies. The goal is to avert health threats caused by water pollution. Learn More

Our Mission SolRio champions water security for the American Southwest in the face of drought and climate change. We are working on sustainable solutions to provide a new, large-scale source of drinking water that can sustain productive agriculture and vibrant ... Learn More

Currently, California is in the midst of a drought of historic proportions, with severe impacts on ecosystems, communities, farms, and businesses. Connect the Drops is a business-led campaign, elevating the voice of California businesses in favor of resilient water supply ... Learn More

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