NatureServe's Chief Scientis, Dr. Healy Hamilton, launched the Biodiversity Indicators Dashboard during a side event at the 2016 UN Biodiversity Conference. Watch the side event:
In this side event, NatureServe launched its Biodiversity Indicators Dashboard, an interactive tool developed in coordination with the Biodiversity Indicators Partnership, that visualizes the health and trends of biodiversity, and tracks conservation performance at regional, national, basin, and site scales. Achieving global biodiversity goals relies on the ability to monitor, measure, and visualize both environmental trends and the progress of conservation programs. Indicator visualizations on the Biodiversity Indicators Dashboard also demonstrate results, maintain credibility, and communicate impacts of conservation interventions to a broad decision-maker audience. Through presentations and hands-on practice, attendees learned how to use the Dashboard to visualize trends in over 20 indicators of the pressures, state, responses and benefits to biodiversity at the scale they need. They also explored indicator profiles for the countries they represent.