Indicator database

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    Ecological Footprint

    The Ecological Footprint represents the productive area required to provide the renewable resources humanity is using, as well the area required to absorb the waste emitted.

    Living planet index

    The Living Planet Index (LPI) is an indicator of the state of global biological diversity, based on trends in vertebrate populations of species from around the world.

    Living Planet Index, http://www.livingplanetindex.org/about,
    retrieved on 12/02/2015.

    Happy Planet Index rank order

    The HPI measures the extent to which countries deliver long, happy, sustainable lives for the people that live in them. The Index uses global data on life expectancy, experienced well-being and Ecological Footprint to calculate this.

    The index is an efficiency measure, it ranks countries on how many long and happy lives they produce per unit of environmental input.

    Global Green Economy Index

    The Global Green Economy Index comprises the Green Perception Survey and the Green Performance Index. Themes investigated are environmental performance, climate change, natural capital, environmental industries and investment, and leadership on these issues.

    Retrieved from, http://dualcitizeninc.com/GGEI-Report2014.pdf, 03.03.2015, pg. 3

    Wildlife Picture Index

    The Wildlife Picture Index (WPI) combines photos from camera traps and relevant environmental data to understand how well efforts to protect biodiversity are functioning. It was designed to address the need for robust biodiversity monitoring indicators to fulfill the Convention on Biological Diversity’s goal to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss by 2020.