UN Global Compact  |  CEO Water Mandate

Great Britain Colombia Brazil

Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)

<% join_label %>

Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)

Show Full Map
Amazon
Area: 5888268 km2
Countries:
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities:
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
PFAF ID:
HydroBasin Level:
Baseline Water Stress:
Water Quality Stress:
Sanitation Access Stress:
Click to view individual basin.
Location
Click Icon to Show on Map
City & Country
,
()

Quick Info

Total Organizations: 528
Total Projects: 624
Total Locations: 2707
Website: sdg-tracker.org/water-and-sanitation
Profile Completion: 100%

SDG Overview

SDG Target

  • By 2030, 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.


   Loading Organizations

   Loading Projects

   Loading Suggested Resources
Katherine Balpataky
Member  
Jean Pierre Live BENAMUKU
Member  
Ogaga Alex Palmer
Member  
Water Action Hub Team
Primary Contact  

   Loading Lessons