|Today the government published the first the 25 Year Environment Plan progress report.
The report records progress against the ten goals of the plan and finds that 90% of priority actions have been delivered or are on track for timely delivery.
Key successes include:
The report outlines new commitments to strengthen the plan going forward, including plans to undertake an environmental citizen science project.
We also published a new indicator framework for the 25 Year Environment Plan, becoming the first country to establish a comprehensive indicator list from which to monitor environmental progress. Our aim in publishing the framework is to draw together a comprehensive suite of measures for the state of our natural world, drawing on established data sets and identifying where new information is required and how we might best obtain it.
The report’s publication comes during the Year of Green Action, a year-long drive to get more people from all backgrounds involved in projects to improve the natural world – and a key deliverable of the 25 YEP.