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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 15: Life on Land

Organizations relating to Land Type/Use

Agricultural and Land and Water Use Commission for the Near East / Cairo, Egypt
International Tundra Experiment / Vancouver BC, Canada / Est. 1990
Protocol for the Protection of the Southeast Pacific Against Pollution from Land-based Sources / Quito, Ecuador / Est. 1983
International Arid Lands Consortium / Tucson AZ, USA / Est. 1989
Grassland Society of Southern Africa / Pietermaritzburg, South Africa / Est. 1966
The Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative / Arles, France / Est. 1991
Rice-Wheat Consortium for the Indo-Gangetic Plains / Est. 1994
International Land Coalition / Rome, Italy / Est. 1996
Mediterranean Action Plan / Athens, Greece / Est. 1975
Association of Arid Lands Studies / Lubbock TX, USA / Est. 1977
Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1995
Committee on Housing and Land Management / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1947
Arab Union of Land Transport / Amman, Jordan / Est. 1978
Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Land-based Sources / Est. 1974
Society of Wetland Scientists / Georgetown SC, USA / Est. 1980
Protocol on Protection of the Black Sea Marine Environment Against Pollution from Land-based Sources / Istanbul, Turkey / Est. 1992
Egyptian Arab Land Bank / Giza, Egypt / Est. 1947
European Association for Rural Development Institutions / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1965
International Grassland Congress / Lexington KY, USA / Est. 1927
Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat / Paris, France / Est. 1971
Landesa - Rural Development Institute / Seattle WA, USA / Est. 1967
Women and Land Rights in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution from Land-based Sources / Est. 1980
Land Tenure Center, Madison WI / Madison WI, USA / Est. 1962
Ducks Unlimited / Memphis TN, USA / Est. 1937

View all profiles (104 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Land Type/Use

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened mangrove wetland habitats
Deforestation
Environmental hazards of empolderment of wetlands
Threatened peatland habitats
Threatened tropical humid forest biome
Disappearance of common land
Destruction of wetland environments
Unsustainable development of forest lands
Shortage of waste landfill sites
Soil degradation
Rising water table
Threatened reservoir habitats
Threatened xeromorphic dwarf-shrubland habitats
Threatened broad-leaved deciduous woodland habitats
Threatened xeromorphic shrubland habitats
Adverse environmental consequences of depressed agricultural prices
Threatened woodland habitats
Misuse of grassland and rangeland
Defective land use planning
Endangered public reserves
Threatened salt marsh habitats
Shortage of urban land
Environmental exigencies in tropical villages
Threatened palustrine wetland habitats
Threatened swampland habitats

Action Strategies relating to Land Type/Use

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Restoring saline affected farm land
Protecting coastal wetlands
Protecting against environmental hazards of empolderment of wetlands
Protecting mountain habitats
Alleviating land degradation
Incorporating sustainable indigenous management systems for land resources
Rehabilitating degraded land
Creating community land trust
Managing wetlands
Integrating wetlands biodiversity conservation into river basin management
Undertaking research on land use
Reinventing the commons
Developing land believed unprofitable
Developing presently unusable farming land
Developing brown field sites
Disseminating land use information
Developing land
Controlling public land use
Employing unused land
Releasing additional usable land
Clearing unused land
Integrating use of land resources
Initiating common land use
Resolving competing land use requirements
Using environmentally sound land-use practices

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